If you travel up to the Adirondacks, you're very familiar with the Ironman Lake Placid triathlon. Even if you don't actively participate, you are still well aware of it.

The triathlon will return to Lake Placid through at least 2024. The Lake Placid Village Board of Trustees voted to support a three-year contract extension between the Ironman Group, and the village board.

This year will be the 23rd Ironman triathlon in this village. For those that don't know, the Ironman course runs through the village of Lake Placid and the town of North Elba, as well as Wilmington, Keene and Jay. The next event is coming up on July 23rd 2023

Here's how it works:

The highly anticipated race begins with the swimmers entering the water for a 2.4 mile swim across beautiful Mirror Lake, followed by a demanding 112-mile bike leg through the Adirondack Mountains, and ends with a full marathon through the mountains and downtown that ends at the Olympic speed skating oval in the village of Lake Placid."

It's quite the race.

Fall In Love With This New York Home Worth Over $2 Million

Have you ever looked at something luxurious and said the phrase, "I wish I had the money to be able to afford that." Well, you'll be saying the same thing after you see this gorgeous house that has hit the real estate market.

This beautiful home just hit the market at 185 Algonquin Drive for $1.2 Million and oh my lanta, if I ever found myself in a position to own a home like this, I would cry. Located in the "highly desirable Fawn Ridge subdivision" on an impressive lot, this new constructed mountain modern home "blends touches of the Adirondacks with modern sophistication and warmth."

Check out the amazing photos:

Luxury Lake Placid House For Rent: Water Slide, Movie Theater, and More

It can sleep 20 people with 5 bedrooms, 14 beds total, and six bathrooms for about $1,580 per night on Vrbo. A little pricey per night, but the house is totally worth it. Would you stay here?
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Images from the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid, NY

Here are some images from the week of February 13th-24th, 1980 in Lake Placid New York, home of the XIII Olympic Winter Games.

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