Asheville has submitted its application to the organizers of the official Ironman triathlon as the city makes a bid to host the big event next year. Here’s a video that summarizes Asheville’s bid. In short, city officials and star athletes like cyclist Lauren Tamayo and runner Anne Lundblad say Asheville is perfect because of its natural assets – the scenic mountains, roads and lakes. Check it out.
Background here on Asheville’s interest in bringing an Ironman triathlon to town.