Related Athletes looking to race IRONMAN 70.3 UK, Exmoor, better be quick as there are only 75 places remaining for the iconic event. Demand for entry into one of the world’s toughest IM 70.3s ,which takes place on UK soil on Sunday 28 June 2015, has never been higher, with the organisers on track to close entries to this sell-out event within only 7 weeks.Kevin Stewart, IRONMAN Director of Northern Europe, said, “Despite the announcement of two new 70.3 races this year, the demand to take part in this iconic 70.3 in Exmoor is still at an all-time high. Nearly half the entrants are first timers to IRONMAN, which demonstrates just how tough our UK athletes are!”A sell out 1900 athletes will descend on Somerset for IRONMAN 70.3 UK, in the spectacular but challenging setting of Exmoor’s National Park. The event comprises a 1.2 mile swim in Wimbleball Lake, a 56 mile 2 lap leg bursting bike course, followed by a 13.1 mile looped half marathon multi terrain 3 lap course in and around Wimbleball Lake.IRONMAN 70.3 Exmoor will have 50 slots on offer for the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship, which will be held in Europe for the first time in Zell am See, Austria next August.Additionally, the event will be encouraging children aged 3-14 to come and get a taste for the sport and be part of the action with its IRONKIDS run event. Entry to IRONKIDS will open on Friday 14 November 2014.Athletes can also combine their racing with making a significant contribution to charity through guaranteed entry slots available from Official Charities Macmillan, Scope and The Rotary.www.ironmanuk.com
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Next up for West Florida is a three-game Gulf South Conference series against Alabama Huntsville in Pensacola, scheduled for Saturday, March 24, and Sunday, March 25. Game times are slated for 1 pm on each day, with a doubleheader on Saturday. UWF will enter the series with a 17-9 overall record and an 8-5 record in the GSC. #ARGOS#Print Friendly Version UWF took Game 1 with a 4-2 score before falling in Game 2. Rachel Wright tallied her fifth multi-hit contest in her last seven games in the front half of Saturday’s doubleheader, and Meghan Toney reached base five times between the two games, which led all players. CLINTON, Miss. – The University of West Florida softball team’s series finale at Mississippi College scheduled for Sunday morning has been canceled due to rain in Clinton. The Argonauts officially split the series with the Choctaws after going 1-1 on Saturday.