Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort & Spa, Official Host Hotel, Prepares to Host Athletes for First-Ever Ironman 70.3

Cozumel, Mexico, August 12, 2012 --( As official host hotel, Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort & Spa is preparing to welcome athletes and their families for the first-ever Ironman 70.3 Cozumel scheduled for September 23, 2012.

Athletes staying at Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort & Spa will enjoy complimentary transportation from the hotel to the transition area, bike servicing, a hydration bar, training on the swim course, preferred rates for sports massages and customized meals. Plus, participants can secure rooms starting at US$194 per night for single or double occupancy from September 19 – 26, 2012. Preferred training rates are also available.

While supporting friends and loved ones participating in the race, families enjoy a myriad of on-site resort amenities including three restaurants and bars, spa, tennis, a fitness center, lighted putting green, snorkeling and world-class scuba diving excursions with Scuba Du on-property dive center.

Participants, competing for a professional prize purse of US$50,000, will swim 1.2 miles in tranquil turquoise waters, bike 56 miles around the island and run 13.1 miles finishing in front of City Hall Plaza.

The Caribbean island of Cozumel will also play host to a full-distance Ironman event in November.

For resort reservations, call toll free from the USA (800) 327-0200 or visit Travelers to Cozumel enjoy non-stop service from Houston, Dallas, Atlanta and Chicago.

Registration for Ironman 70.3 Cozumel opened November 22, 2011. For additional information about the race, or to register, please visit
Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort & Spa
Anna Drake