For about a year there has being rampant speculation among the Triathlete community in SE Texas that the WTC has been trying to bring a full Ironman race in the The Woodlands, TX.
Seriously, not a race went by that you wouldn't hear some rumblings in the background about this. Everyone had a theory or heard something but nothing ever seemed to be anything other than a rumor. The two big Triathon forums, BeginnerTriathlete and Slowtwitch, both had numerous threads just fanning the rumor mill fires and not letting this die. Well, yesterday the rumor mill got another kick to its proverbial butt with the latest news that on June 23rd The Woodlands Township Board of Directors is meeting to discuss the economic ramifications of bringing Ironman to their community. Here is an excerpt from the public document (or click here):
Receive and consider a major event coming to The Woodlands