Registration for the 2013 race was suspended yesterday, the newspaper said, citing Shane Facteau, Ironman’s vice president for North American operations.
Refunds will be given to early registrants who paid $1,200, a 37 percent increase over this year’s fee of $825, Facteau told the Times.
A decision on whether to reopen registration will be made in four to six weeks, Facteau told the newspaper.
The Ironman consists of a 2.4-mile swim (3.9 kilometers), 112-mile bike ride and 26.2-mile run.
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