As a triathlete living in North America, the past few years have seen an enormous increase in participation in triathlon events, particularly ironman. And with this increase, it’s become increasingly difficult to get into your favorite race. To boot, NA Sports, the company that runs most of the big ironman and 70.3 races in the US has just made changed it’s policy on how athletes can enter their ironman races. You can read about the policy change here.
So here’s the question: Is the policy that NA Sports has engaged a good thing or a bad thing?