PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – The opportunity has arrived by and by, competitors the whole way across the nation are preparing to get together their running shoes and head to Panama City Beach.
The yearly IRONMAN rivalry is only seven days away.
The occasion will hold its 23rd race on November sixth.
Our region holds the second most established IRONMAN contest in the US.
Second just to IRONMAN Lake Placid, New York, which started back in 1999.
Visit Panama City Beach IRONMAN Florida Race Director Ben Rausa expects more than 24 to 26 hundred competitors.
He says planning for this opposition takes a ton of help.
He says with this occasion, the platitude it takes a town, takes on an entirely different importance.
It takes a tremendous measure of help for every competitor. From their families to their companions to their mentors. It’s a devoted year to achieve this, by and large a list of must-dos thing. That they’ve been attempting to accomplish for some time,” Rausa said.
Rausa says the essential focal point of the race this year will be outfitted not exclusively to the competitors however to the encompassing local area.
They will hope to add a major shift in the bicycle direction that will assist with reducing a ton of traffic later on race day.