The event has been canceled due to difficulties getting the necessary approvals for the bike course from local authorities.

The 2015 Ironman 70.3 Princeton event, which was scheduled to take place in September in New Jersey, has been canceled due to difficulties getting the necessary approvals for the bike course from local authorities.

Athletes were sent the following email:

We regret to inform you that the 2015 IRONMAN 70.3 Princeton triathlon will not take place this September. IRONMAN is responsible for securing a race course which meets the high standards of our brand and provides our athletes an unparalleled race experience. Race courses must also be approved by the local authorities. Unfortunately, after numerous attempts, we were not granted the necessary approvals for the bike course.

The inaugural Ironman 70.3 Princeton took place on Sept. 21, 2014, with Ukraine’s Viktor Zyemtsev and the United States’ Heather Jackson taking the victories.

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