As expected and hinted at yesterday, Ironman is now subject to a class action lawsuit over not offering refunds to it’s events cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19.
A suit filed in the Middle District of Florida claims the companies did not offer refunds after Covid-19 forced cancellations and postponements for many of their Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon races.
Currently only reported on the Tampa Bay Biz Journal, which is paywalled, expect more news soon. Update to follow.
Update: May 28th, 8am. Full details are as follows.
The Ironman Race Class Action Lawsuit is Mikaela Ellenwood v. World Triathlon Corporation, et al., Case No. 8:20-cv-01182, in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
You can read full details of Mikaela Ellenwood of Colorado’s claim [topclassactions.com] about the refusal to refund her entry fee Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series half-marathon race in San Francisco, California.