Dispatches from The Inn

Lake Placid bidding for Ironman 70.3 Worlds

Lake Placid

This is an important week, albeit a nervous one, for the village of Lake Placid.

Officials are trying to impress a committee from the World Triathlon Corporation to bring the 2017 Ironman 70.3 World Championships to the Adirondacks. Lake Placid has advanced to the final three sites from which the WTC will choose a winner. The others are St. George, Utah, and Chattanooga, Tenn.

The prestigious event will be held after Labor Day in 2017.

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