The 2017 Ironman 70.3 is a triathlon event that will be held at Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast. This exciting event welcomes participants from all over the world and from all age groups to compete for the ultimate prize.
Perfectly located, Mooloolaba provides the perfect setting for this event due to its year-round warm climate and pristine surf beaches.
Ironman 70.3 World Championships 2017 – Sunshine Coast
Swim: 1.5km – A beach start which is located 800m South of Loo with a View.
Ride: 40km – A return course with one climb out to the motorway and then a very slick, fast, flat course.
Run: 10km – A two lap course in a clockwise direction. Keep moving in the same direction after racking your bike and use the run chute to exit transition.
With more than 1,800 athletes from around the world (who qualified at another IRONMAN 70.3 event) competing at this event, this makes the Ironman 70.3 one of the biggest sporting events on the Sunshine Coast.
All athletes must be 18 years of age on race day. The swim will be an in-water wave start and athletes should note that wetsuits are not permitted. For spectators, the best place to watch the athletes is in the transition area and the finish line.