Coming on the heels of being ranked as a top IRONMAN® triathlon in multiple categories of the 2022 North America IRONMAN Athletes’ Choice Awards, the Certified Piedmontese Beef IRONMAN Tulsa triathlon, part of the VinFast IRONMAN North America Series, has now been recognized as one of the best events in the global IRONMAN Series of events after earning Top-3 honors in multiple categories of the Global IRONMAN Athletes’ Choice Awards.
Today the global results for the 2022 IRONMAN Athletes’ Choice Awards have been announced and the Certified Piedmontese Beef IRONMAN Tulsa triathlon, part of the VinFast IRONMAN North America Series, was voted as the Best in Overall Run Experience among the 50 IRONMAN events globally.
Additional details regarding the IRONMAN Athlete Choice Awards and the Certified Piedmontese Beef IRONMAN Tulsa, part of the VinFast IRONMAN North America Series:
· Results for the 2022 Global Athletes’ Choice Awards were gathered from post event surveys sent to all athletes who completed one of the 50 IRONMAN or 118 IRONMAN 70.3 races.
· Surveys were based on a five-point satisfaction scale and encompassed multiple categories including: Most Recommended Race, Overall Swim Experience, Overall Bike Experience, Overall Run Experience, Overall Satisfaction, Post-Race Celebration Experience, Overall Venue Experience, and Overall Host City Experience.
· Nearly 65,000 total survey respondents gave feedback to decide the winners for each category of IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 events.
Tucked away in Eastern Oklahoma, Tulsa boasts a wide variety of attractions and entertainment options. The events offer a 2.4-mile two-loop swim in beautiful Keystone Lake, followed by a 112-mile two loop bike through northern Tulsa and Osage County and a flat and fast two-loop marathon course culminating in an exciting new finish line experience in heart of downtown Tulsa on S. Boston Avenue. The Certified Piedmontese Beef IRONMAN Tulsa triathlon, part of the VinFast IRONMAN North America Series, has it all – scenic views, challenging terrain, and one of the most electric atmospheres in the country.
“It is an honor to be recognized by the Global IRONMAN Athletes’ Choice Awards. The Tulsa region is not only home to a diverse landscape fit for hosting triathlons and other large-scale competitions, but a sports-crazed community that goes above and beyond in welcoming these events, like IRONMAN and Tulsa Tough,” said Joel Koester, director of sports sales, Tulsa Sports Commission. “As our city’s infrastructure continues to grow with additions like William’s Crossing and Zink Lake–which will immediately provide value to casual and competitive athletes though enhanced trail and water access year-round, we can’t wait to see how athletes respond.”
· The 2023 edition of Certified Piedmontese Beef IRONMAN Tulsa, part of the VinFast IRONMAN North America Series, took place on May 21, 2023.