Tulsa under consideration for new Ironman competition

Tulsa named finalist in host for Ironman Triathlon

TULSA, Okla. — Tulsa is one of four cities being considered to host a new Ironman triathlon in the late spring or early summer of 2020.

The other three cities are Des Moines, Iowa, Fayetteville, Arkansas, and Memphis, Tennessee.

A full distance Ironman consists of a 2.4-mile swim a 112-mile bicycle ride and a 26.2-mile run.

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Ironman officials say communities can see a $10 million impact from hosting a competition.

Representatives plan to visit all four cities again and pick a host in mid-June.

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