The general entry spots for the Ironman US Championship, set to take place in New York City and New Jersey on August 11, 2012, sold out within 12 minutes of registration opening this morning.

The general entry spots for the Ironman US Championship, set to take place in New York City and New Jersey on August 11, 2012, sold out within 12 minutes of registration opening this morning. The race features a higher price tag than all other Ironmans, with general entry slots going for $895.

There are still Ironman Foundation slots available for purchase. Those entries sell for $1,500. with the

additional $605 going directly to The Ironman Foundation, the charitable arm of World Triathlon Corporation.

Learn more about the race:

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