Athletes compete in the men’s triathlon during the 2018 Asian Games in Palembang on September 1, 2018. (Photo by Mohd RASFAN / AFP) (Photo credit should read MOHD RASFAN/AFP/Getty Images)

A triathlon that will be part of the Ironman 70.3 series has been scheduled for next summer in Traverse City.

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The race will be Aug. 25, 2019, in the northern Michigan resort town.

MADISON, WI – SEPTEMBER 09: Athletes swim in Lake Monona during the IRONMAN Wisconsin on September 9, 2018 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Officials say the course layout is still being designed. But early plans have the 1.2-mile (1.9-kilometer) swim portion of the event taking place around Lake Michigan’s West Grand Traverse Bay.

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The 56-mile (90.1-kilometer) bike course will take in some of the region’s famed cherry farms, while the 13.1-mile (21.1-kilometer) run course will wind along the lake and through the downtown area.

MADISON, WI – SEPTEMBER 09: An athlete competes during the IRONMAN Wisconsin on September 9, 2018 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

The Traverse City event will offer 30 age-group qualifying slots for the 2020 Ironman 70.3 World Championship, along with a professional prize purse and two professional qualifying slots.

Registration begins Sept. 25.

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