- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) - Three cities are in the running to host 2017’s Ironman 70.3 World Championship.

The Spectrum reports (https://bit.ly/1ewotbK) St. George, Utah joins Chattanooga, Tennessee and Lake Placid, New York as the three finalists looking to hold an event that tourism experts say would be an economic boon.

The North America Championship was held in St. George on May 2, bringing in about 3,000 athletes and 10,000 visitors.

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Information from: The Spectrum, https://www.thespectrum.com

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