THE BIKE course for Ironman Staffordshire will pass through Rugeley when it comes to the county next year.
The 56-mile single circuit course will link the swim at Chasewater Country Park with Shugborough Hall Estate.
It will take in Staffordshire villages including Kings Bromley, Draycott in the Clay, Blithfield Reservoir, Rugeley and Cannock Chase.
The event will start with a 1.2 mile swim in Chasewater before ending with a 13.1 mile run starting and ending at Shugborough.
Online entries will open on August 26 with general entries open the following day when remaining places will be made available. The event takes place on June 14, 2015. For more details see www.ironman.com/staffordshire70.3.