The organization of IROMMAN 70.3 Pucón has decided sstop testingwhat was planned for next January 12 due to the situation what is happening Chile.
Likewise, the organizers published an official statement yesterday on their social networks, explaining the reasons
"After consulting with the respective local authorities and main stakeholders, it has been decided to postpone the Herbalife IRONMAN 70.3 Pucón triathlon, which was scheduled for January 12".
Although a decision like this is never easy to make, it is clear that the current situation of the country and the community of Pucón does not allow the safety and quality standards that we require for our participants, volunteers, inhabitants and team to be guaranteed."
Alternatives for participants
On the other hand, it was reported that the athletes registered for the IRONMAN 70.3 Pucón will be able to choose an alternative among several options from other tests of the franchise:
El IRONMAN 70.3 Bariloche 2020, which will run on March 1, 2020, and is the most similar to Pucón, not only for the relief, but also for the weather.
They can also choose other events such as IRONMAN 70.3 Campeche, Punta del Este, Florianópolis o Rio de Janeiro; even transfer for the IRONMAN 70.3 from Pucón in 2021.