- Associated Press - Saturday, November 7, 2015

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - More than 3,000 athletes from around the world are expected to take part in a Panama City Ironman event.

The Saturday race includes a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride and a 26.2-mile run.

The Panama City News Herald (https://bit.ly/1WD2qV4) reports that participants from 45 countries and 49 different states have signed up to take part in the event.

This is the 17th year Panama City Beach has hosted the Florida Ironman race.

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Information from: The (Panama City, Fla.) News Herald, https://www.newsherald.com


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