_ 2018 Memorial Hermann IRONMAN North American Championship Texas
The first IRONMAN event in North America each year, Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Texas is an event like no other. As a regional championship, there is added excitement and energy at this event as athletes from around the world come to compete with the pros. With an updated course in 2017, athletes appreciated the fast and flat bike course that led many to reach their own P.R. What a great way to start out the season!
For 2018, this event will also now offer 80 qualify slots to the IRONMAN World Championship, for any athletes aiming to make it to Kona, this event should be at the top of your list.
Why Athletes Love This Event:
• Crowd support along the swim and run • Fast bike course • Portion of the bike on a closed toll road • PR-setting run course
Reviews from 2017 Finishers:
• “This was my first 140.6 race and it was an amazing experience!” • “I have done 50 triathlons and 32 marathons and these were the most amazing volunteers I have ever experienced.” • “My first IRONMAN! The crowds on the run were amazing and helped keep the energy and motivation levels high!”
Check out the new incentives that will be offered in 2018!
Athletes who register on or before September 24, 2017 are eligible to defer their entry into the 2019 IRONMAN Texas free of charge. All deferral requests will be honored until March 14, 2016 regardless of the reason for deferral. The deferral may only be used once. Athletes who elect to defer their entries forfeit any partial refund or insurance refund. Deferrals are only available for individual entries and not for relay teams.
Payment Plan Option
Athletes who register on or before September 24, 2017 may elect to pay via a three-part payment plan. Athletes will be charged the Tier 3 price in three equal installments. To elect the payment plan, an athlete needs to register under the “Payment Plan” category during the first 90 days of general entries being available and make the initial $250 (USD) payment. All three payments must be completed for an athlete to race – partial payments will not be refunded or honored as race entries. Athletes electing the payment plan may also utilize the deferral option listed above once all three payments have been completed
IRONMAN Texas is offering inventory-based pricing with selected quantities of slots being offered at prices significantly lower than prior years.
Tier 1: $650.00
Tier 2: $700.00
Tier 3: $750.00
Tier 4: $785.00
Additional Kona Qualifying Slots
The 2018 IRONMAN Texas will have an increased number of World Championship slots! This event will now offer 80 Kona qualifying slots to the 2018 IRONMAN World Championship (Saturday, October 13, 2018).