DES MOINES, Iowa —
Ironman reported Wednesday that Des Moines will be the most current host of a full-distance Ironman marathon.
The new full-distance Ironman marathon will replace the Ironman 70.3 marathon and be assigned as the 2022 Ironman North American Championship.
The occasion is booked to occur on June 12, 2022, with enlistment opening on Nov. 1.
“We’ve fostered an incredible organization here in Des Moines since we initially declared an occasion in 2019 and couldn’t be more pleased to report this new full-distance IRONMAN race here in Iowa’s capital city,” said Keats McGonigal, VP of tasks, North America, for The Ironman Group. “There is definitely not a superior setting to have this race than Des Moines, and we realize that having this city as the host for the 2022 Ironman North American Championship will grandstand this area of the country. We anticipate building the establishment for a durable tradition of Ironman occasions in Des Moines.”
“Facilitating the Ironman 70.3 prior this year was our warm-up, and presently we’re prepared for the reprise,” said Greg Edwards, president and CEO of Catch Des Moines. “Des Moines put in the energy and everything from the course to the local area wide help dazzled. Presently we’re ready to invest double the effort and have twice as much fun facilitating the renowned full-distance Ironman North American Championship!”
The Certified Piedmontese Ironman North American Championship Des Moines marathon will offer qualifying openings to the 2022 Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.