The inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 Traverse City triathalon is scheduled to take place on August 25, 2019. Traverse City is only the second city in Michigan to host an IRONMAN 70.3 event behind IRONMAN 70.3 Steelhead taking place in Benton Harbor. While details surrounding the exact course layout of the inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 Traverse City triathalon are still being finalized, early plans have the 1.2-mile swim portion of the event taking place in West Grand Traverse Bay, the 56-mile bike course winding through Leelanau County, and the 13.1-mile run course taking place along the Old Mission Peninsula. The race finishes in downtown Traverse City. The IRONMAN 70.3 Traverse City will offer 30 age-group qualifying slots for the 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship scheduled to be held in Oceania, along with a professional prize purse and two professional qualifying slots. General registration for IRONMAN 70.3 Traverse City will open on September 25th. Check back in regularly for updates and accommodations here . Visit www.ironman.com for information on the global event series.