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World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) is now accepting applications from all media members interested in covering this year’s Ford Ironman Florida, Foster Grant Ironman World Championship 70.3 and/or Ford Ironman Arizona.

According to a release from the Ironman brand owner, journalists covering the event(s) for media purposes are asked to submit media credential applications, which are now available online and can be accessed by clicking the ‘Media Related Downloads’ link in the ‘Media Center’ section of Ironman’s official Web site, www.ironman.com.

Only media with a letter confirming assignment from a managing editor/producer will be granted media credentials.

Ford Ironman Florida
Ford Ironman Florida will take place on Saturday 6 November in Panama City Beach, Florida. The application deadline for media credentials is 16:00 on Friday 5 November. As applications are processed, media will be notified of their access.

Credentials can be picked up at the Boardwalk Beach Resort – Boardwalk Central. The media center will be open on Wednesday 3 November from 13:00 to 16:00; Thursday 4 November 10:00 to 16:00; Friday 5 November 10:00 to 16:00; and Saturday 6 November (race day) from 05:30 to 24:00 (midnight).

Foster Grant Ironman World Championship 70.3
The Foster Grant Ironman World Championship 70.3, Presented by Ford, will take place on 13 November in Clearwater Beach, Florida. Here, the application deadline for media credentials is 16:00 on Friday 12 November. Again, as applications are processed, media will be notified of their access.

Media credentials must be secured no later than 16:00 on 12 November. Credentials can be picked up in the Media Center located in the ‘Citrus/Mangrove’ Rooms of the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort.

The Media Center will be open Wednesday 10 November from 13:00 to 16:00; Thursday 11 November 10:00 to 16:00; Friday 12 November 10:00 to 16:00; and Saturday 13 November (race day) from 05:30 to 17:00.

The Ironman Media Team will be conducting walk-throughs of access areas on Thursday 12 November and Friday 13 November, by request.

Ford Ironman Arizona
Ford Ironman Arizona will take place on Sunday 21 November in Tempe, Arizona. At this event, the application deadline for media credentials is 16:00 on Saturday 20 November. All media granted credentials must secure those credentials no later than this time. As applications are processed, media will be notified of their access.

Credentials can be picked up at the Ford Ironman Arizona Media Center located in the Campanile Room at the Tempe Mission Palms hotel.

The Media Center will be open on Thursday 18 November from 13:00 to 16:00; Friday 19 November 10:00 to 16:00; Saturday 20 November 10:00 to 16:00; and Sunday 21 November 05:30 to 24:00 (midnight).

For questions regarding the application process, please contact Jessica Weidensall at Jessica@ironman.com or Catie Case at Catie@ironman.com.

www.ironman.com

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