Raleigh, NC, Hosting Ironman
16 Apr, 2015
The third annual IRONMAN 70.3 Raleigh, set for May 31, is another sellout. Athletes will be traveling from more than 40 states and nine countries to race. Last year's event brought more than 5,000 visitors to Greater Raleigh and generated more than $1 million in direct visitor spending. IRONMAN 70.3 Raleigh was recently voted as the best IRONMAN 70.3 event in the world by participating athletes, giving it the 2014 Global Athlete Satisfaction Award.
About the Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance: Greater Raleigh, North Carolina, is one of the nation's premier locations for sports championships and events, and the Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance (GRSA) is the smart choice to support and help grow your event in the Raleigh area.
Greater Raleigh is a sports planner's dream--world-class venues and first-rate hotels in a naturally beautiful region that is centrally located, easily accessible and affordable... and brimming with Southern hospitality. No wonder North Carolina's capital city area has carved its niche as one of America's hottest sports destinations.
Browse our major sports venues or all area venues & facilities, read testimonials from recent sports event planners, look at sports calendars that speak to our resume of success, check out the 140 area hotels in which participants can stay and contact the GRSA sports marketing team with your RFP.
GRSA's seasoned professionals, supportive community and host partners provide quality venues and unparalleled service that ensure winning results that participants can celebrate.