Just 30 minutes from Orlando’s theme parks, IRONMAN 70.3 Florida takes place in the charming small town of Haines City.
Its three-loop course makes it one of the best races on the 70.3 circuit for spectators, who have multiple chances to cheer on their loved ones, all while enjoying two playgrounds, water slides, a kiddie pool, food vendors and IRONMAN village.
For athletes, IRONMAN 70.3 Florida is a popular early-season race, whether you’re a first-timer or a seasoned pro getting your legs ready for the year ahead. Expect a beach start, glassy freshwater lake swim, moderately hilly bike course past orange groves and through downtown, and an energetic three-loop run. The swim course, in particular, receives rave reviews from athletes.
The sunny event is a regional IRONMAN TriClub Championship race, attracting clubs from all over the state with its podium ceremony, pre-race barbecue, and tent city celebration. And for pint-sized athletes, an IRONKIDS race takes place the day before the main event. IRONMAN 70.3 Florida is also a Regional IRONMAN TriClub Championship race. In addition to club "members only" special on site events, athletes who are a members of a TriClub or Team, earn bonus points for their club towards the prestigious IRONMAN TriClub Annual Podium Award. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
The 2016 IRONMAN 70.3 Florida offers 30 qualifying slots to the 2016 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia.