Ironman 70.3 Ireland 2013 Cancelled.
In an announcement on Facebook, organisers of Ironman 70.3 Ireland have confirmed that they have been forced to cancel the popular race in 2013 as they could not reach an agreement with the local authorities in time. The only positive news is that Ironman have stated that they remain committed to running the race in 2014 in Ireland and entry is expected to open soon.
Please see below the statement from Facebook:
Just to confirm that unfortunately we were unable to conclude our negotiations with the authorities in time to open the race for 2013.
Ironman are fully committed to Galway and Ireland and intend to continue working with our partners to be back in 2014 with a bigger and better event and a model that will sustain the future of Ironman in Ireland.
To all those who took part in 2011 and 2012 the 1,500 plus who had pre registered for 2013 we hope to see you in 2014 and thank you for your support. We intend to open the entry for 2014 well in advance so keep an eye out.