Jones Beach to host ironman race

Jones Beach to host ironman race

A rescue boat sits in the sand in preparation for expected holiday weekend crowds, Thursday, May 21, 2020, at Jones Beach in Wantagh, New York, amid the coronavirus pandemic. As pandemic lockdowns ease across the United States, millions of Americans are set to take tentative steps outdoors to celebrate Memorial Day, the traditional start of summer. But public health officials are concerned that if people congregate in crowds or engage in other risky behaviors, the long weekend could cause the coronavirus to come roaring back. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Jones Beach State Park will host the IRONMAN 70.3 race in September

The race will start with a 1.2 mile swim in Zach’s Bay, Competitors then will bike 56 miles along Wantagh State Parkway followed a 13.1 mile run along the Jones Beach boardwalk.

The race will be held on Sept. 23; registration begins Feb. 1.

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)