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Ironman 70.3 Pocono Mountains Announces Fernwood Hotel and Resort as Host Location

Sunday, September 30, 2012

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POCONO MOUNTAINS, PA, Spring 2012 ' Ironman 70.3 Pocono Mountains has announced Fernwood Hotel and Resort will once again serve as the host location for this second year event, one of the newest races in the Ironman 70.3 Series. Located in Bushkill, Pennsylvania, Fernwood Hotel and Resort is conveniently located just five minutes from the event's swim start. Additionally, the Fernwood Event Center will host the event's multisport expo and pre-race dinner.
 
Scheduled for Sunday, September 30, 2012, the Ironman 70.3 Pocono Mountains will take place in and around the scenic Pocono Mountain region with a fantastic finish down Main Street in historic Stroudsburg, PA. Located within driving distance of most major East Coast cities, the race was very well received by competitors and regional businesses last year.
 
Fernwood Hotel and Resort is a 400 acre, four-season resort located in the Pocono Mountains. The resort is offering special Ironman package rates for hotel accommodations starting at $189 on Saturday night. Additional pre- and post-race acclimation days are available starting from just $149 for Friday and $99 for Thursday or Sunday night. The resort also offers accommodations that include fully appointed studio, one and two bedroom villas that sleep up to six. Pocono attraction packages are also offered that include restaurants and other regional attractions. To reserve an Ironman 70.3 Pocono Mountains hotel package go to fernwood.co or call 888-337-6966. For more information and to register for the 2012 Ironman 70.3 Pocono Mountains, please visit www.ironmanpoconomountains.com.
 
About Fernwood Hotel and Resort
 
Fernwood Hotel and Resort is a 440 acre, four-season resort located in the Pocono Mountains. The resort offers golf on its 18 hole par 71 course, indoor and outdoor pools, live entertainment, themed restaurants including Big Daddy's Barbecue, a video game area, horseback riding, massage, miniature golf, hiking in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, canoeing on the Delaware River, paintball, a fitness center, bumper boats, and daily scheduled activities.
 
About Philadelphia Triathlon, LLC
 
Philadelphia Triathlon, LLC is a leading multi-sport race production and management company. Based in Wayne, PA, Philadelphia Triathlon owns and produces the highly-regarded Philadelphia Insurance Triathlon -- named a top triathlon in the U.S. by Outside Magazine and Inside Triathlon Magazine -- produces the SheROX Triathlon Series fastest growing women's triathlon series in the country and Ironman 70.3 Pocono Mountains. Known for producing high quality races, Philadelphia Triathlon, LLC also provides management and race operation services for additional endurance sporting events. For more information, please visit www.phillytri.com.
 
About Ironman and 70.3
 
World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) is a Tampa-based company recognized for athletic excellence, distinguished events and quality products. WTC's ever-growing portfolio includes Ironman, 70.3, Ironman Executive Challenge (XC), Iron Girl and IronKids brands, which have a combined total of more than 100 events worldwide each year. Supported by partners including Ford, Timex, Foster Grant and PowerBar, Ironman is the No.1 user-based sports brand in the world and has been a respected name in triathlon since its inception in 1978. As the fastest growing distance in triathlon, Ironman 70.3 has garnered immense attention and has witnessed tremendous success since its 2006 introduction.
 
Media Contact:Ed DonovanIronman 70.3 Pocono Mountainsed@egdpr.com 610-220-1441