DES MOINES – The new Ironman race to be hosted in 2020 could be happening in Des Moines.
According to Ironman, Des Moines is one of the four finalist cities. Memphis, Tennessee, Fayetteville, Arkansas, and Tulsa, Oklahoma are also on the list.
An Ironman Triathlon is one of a series of long-distance triathlon races organized by the World Triathlon Corporation. It includes at 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bike ride, and a marathon run. It is widely considered one of the most difficult one-day sporting events in the world.