Race - Ironman 70.3 - Traverse City

  • 25 Aug 2019
  • Traverse City, MI


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Club Race 

Join the club for a challenging weekend in Traverse City.  This promises to be a great event!!!

Race Website: ironman.com

The club has won 2 entries for the VIP Experience for the Ironman 70.3 Even in Traverse City. Nominate a one of your fans to win one of these entries. Drawing will be held Monday August 19th, so get your entries in now.  Link Here


Special edition AATC IM 70.3 Traverse City t-shirts are now available in the swag store for both athletes and support crew!  We are offering crew and v-neck options, child and adult sizes (sorry no XS child due to design size) as well as an option to add support crew on the back.  ORDERS MUST BE PLACED BY FRIDAY AUGUST 9th to ensure delivery by race weekend.  The shirts will be shipped in one order and distributed at designated times before the race.  More to come on that.  Get 'em while they are hot!  http://aatc.cujographyx.com/  

$15 for crew neck

$18 for v-neck


All racers and their support crew are encouraged to join our WhatsApp group to keep in touch over the race weekend. 


Hotel Information: 

  • Hotel Indigo
  • 263 W Grandview Pkwy 
  • Traverse City, MI 49684  
  • $349/night + tax/fees, standard room only (king or 2 queens). This is directly across from the proposed start/finish line! Note, the block is for Friday/Saturday only and both days required for that rate
  • Access online booking here:  AA Tri Club Hotel Indigo
  • Country Inn & Suites
  • 420 Munson Ave
  • Traverse City, MI 49686
  • 1-800- 830-5222 (group name: Ann Arbor Triathlon Club)
  • Single King or Double Queen $209/night w/ a 2 night minimum of Friday & Saturday although our block also includes Sunday night (Sunday is not required).
  • Call to make reservation. 

Support Crew room:  

We will have a room at Hotel Indigo for racers, family members and support crews to use during the day and the night before to store gear, take breaks, etc.  We will use our WhatsApp group to notify room details once we check in. 

Saturday Night Meal: 

Location:  St. Francis Catholic School - 123 E. 11th, Traverse City. 

Date:  8/24/2019

Time: 5:30 PM

Dinner:  Deconstructed Pasta Bar with herbed chicken, mixed green salad, rolls, & chocolate chip cookies

Drinks:  Lemonade & water provided, or BYOB your own beverage. 

Cost:  $10.  Need RSVP by 8/13.  Please register here

**You may also 'brown bag' your dinner and join us. 

Member Only Bike Support:

Jimmy from Motor City Bikes will be available to assist with basic bike support before your race.  He is excited to do his part in helping us have a great bike experience. 

Date:  Saturday, 8/24

Time:  11-3

Location:  Ironman Village in Open Park

Station:  Look for our Ann Arbor Tri Club Feather Flag once inside Ironman Village

Race Day Tent:

Look for our tent on Front Street along the run course in TriClub Village.  Please feel free to bring chairs, snack & drinks to share. The club will NOT be providing food/drinks/snacks/chairs.  The TriClub Village is a fantastic way to cheer on fellow club members as they approach the finish! 

Friday/Sunday Social:

Nothing formal is planned, but we love to be social!  Lets use WhatsApp to keep everyone posted on happy hour locations.


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Race weekend questions:  

 Email Tatiana @ tatiana.averina@gmail.com

Known as the Cherry Capital of the World, Traverse City is excited to host the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Traverse City race on August 25, 2019.  The race consists of a 1.2 mile swim in West Grand Traverse Bay, a 56 mile bike through Leelanau County and Benzie County, and a 13.1 mile run along Boardman Lake, finishing on Front Street in the heart of downtown Traverse City. Athletes and spectators will find a host of unique restaurants and a variety of wineries and breweries to enjoy during their time in Traverse City. 

The 2019 IRONMAN 70.3 Traverse City will offer 30 qualifying slots to the 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship.

Originally from: http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/events/americas/ironman-70.3/traverse-city.aspx#ixzz5QvZidWON

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