Athletes exit the bike transition area after completing the swim portion of the 2019 Maytag Ironman 70.3 Steelhead Triathlon on June 30 at Jean Klock Park in Benton Harbor. The triathlon will not be held at the park in June this year.

BENTON HARBOR — Athletes won’t be taking part in the 2020 Maytag Ironman 70.3 Steelhead Triathlon in June.

The Ironman Group, which organizes all Ironman triathlons, announced on its website Monday evening that the triathlon won’t take place as it was originally scheduled for June 28, based on the mandate from the city of Benton Harbor relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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