IRONMAN Chattanooga Recognized As Global Leader In 2022 Athletes' Choice Awards

  • Friday, March 17, 2023

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 IRONMAN Chattanooga 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 IRONMAN Chattanooga triathlon, part of the VinFast IRONMAN North America Series was voted as the Best in Overall Swim Experience among the 50 IRONMAN events globally.

Additional details regarding the IRONMAN Athlete Choice Awards and IRONMAN Chattanooga, 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.

The 2023 edition of the IRONMAN Chattanooga triathlon, part of the VinFast IRONMAN North America Series, will take place on Sept. 24, visit www.ironman.com/im-chattanooga for more details.

Chattanooga, known for its abundance of exploration opportunities, is an outdoor lover's paradise. With spectator lined streets on race day, to some of the best volunteers around, Southern hospitality is around every turn in the Scenic City. The race kicks off with a 2.4-mile point-to-point swim in the Tennessee River. The 116-mile bike course is legendary, making this IRONMAN triathlon the longest course in the world. Athletes will ride 11 miles south of town before beginning two 47-mile loops in north Georgia. The 13.1-mile run is made up of two loops through downtown Chattanooga, The Tennessee Riverwalk, Veterans Bridge, North Shore, Walnut Street Bridge, and the beautiful Riverfront Parkway with a spectacular finish at Ross's Landing along the Tennessee River, said officials. 

To view the full list of Global IRONMAN Athletes’ Choice Award results, please visit www.ironman.com/2022-athletes-choice-ironman for IRONMAN events and www.ironman.com/2022-athletes-choice-ironman-703  for IRONMAN 70.3 events.

For more information on the IRONMAN brand and global event series, visit www.ironman.com.

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