Entries for the second Ironman 70.3 Centrair Tokoname Japan event – taking place on Sunday 18 September – are now open at Ironman703.jp.
The 2011 event in Tokoname is predicted to sell out fast. In 2010, entries for the inaugural event in Japan sold out in under six hours, with predicted demand expected to see these places go even quicker in 2011.
25 qualifying slots are on offer to the 2012 Ironman World Championship 70.3, held in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The second Ironman 70.3 Centrair Tokoname event takes place near the city of Nagoya in the Aichi Prefecture, Japan’s fourth largest city, with the race unfolding in the Tokoname City precinct surrounding the Centrair International Airport, a spacious and scenic area south of the city.
The Centrair International Airport will act as the hub of the race course that will traverse Tokoname City and the surrounding environs. The event expo, race office and awards banquet will be located inside the airport terminal itself, offering a unique Ironman 70.3 experience for athletes and fans alike.
Travel to and from Ironman 70.3 Centrair Tokoname Japan is convenient, with the airport offering direct flights from ports such as Frankfurt, Detroit and Singapore. Domestic flights within Japan are also available, as well as a bullet train service from Tokyo.