Mix feedback on Ironman impact


The city of Delaware reached economic development team reached out to 67 citywide retailers and restaurants to get feedback about the impact of Ironman Ohio 70.3 on Aug. 21. About 27 percent responded and “results indicated the direct impact as good, not great; not all that surprising for a first-year event,” said Lee Yoakum, city spokesman. “It is something on which we will build for 2017.” The event was expected to generate $2.5 million for Delaware County.

The city of Delaware reached economic development team reached out to 67 citywide retailers and restaurants to get feedback about the impact of Ironman Ohio 70.3 on Aug. 21. About 27 percent responded and “results indicated the direct impact as good, not great; not all that surprising for a first-year event,” said Lee Yoakum, city spokesman. “It is something on which we will build for 2017.” The event was expected to generate $2.5 million for Delaware County.


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The city of Delaware reached economic development team reached out to 67 citywide retailers and restaurants to get feedback about the impact of Ironman Ohio 70.3 on Aug. 21. About 27 percent responded and “results indicated the direct impact as good, not great; not all that surprising for a first-year event,” said Lee Yoakum, city spokesman. “It is something on which we will build for 2017.” The event was expected to generate $2.5 million for Delaware County.

The city of Delaware reached economic development team reached out to 67 citywide retailers and restaurants to get feedback about the impact of Ironman Ohio 70.3 on Aug. 21. About 27 percent responded and “results indicated the direct impact as good, not great; not all that surprising for a first-year event,” said Lee Yoakum, city spokesman. “It is something on which we will build for 2017.” The event was expected to generate $2.5 million for Delaware County.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/40/2016/09/web1_14067778_10153538299356653_1958465743810451542_o.jpgThe city of Delaware reached economic development team reached out to 67 citywide retailers and restaurants to get feedback about the impact of Ironman Ohio 70.3 on Aug. 21. About 27 percent responded and “results indicated the direct impact as good, not great; not all that surprising for a first-year event,” said Lee Yoakum, city spokesman. “It is something on which we will build for 2017.” The event was expected to generate $2.5 million for Delaware County. Courtesy photo