IRONMAN 70.3 racing comes to one of the most loved and beautiful IRONMAN towns.
Taking place in the pristine heart of one of Idaho's prettiest areas, this race takes place in the early summer, when the lush surrounding forest is starting to become very green. Coeur d’Alene is a classic resort and vacation destination that offers numerous recreational activities. The glacier-fed lake, surrounding forests and parks, the Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes and the Coeur d’Alene Resort Golf Course’s floating green are just a few examples.
This race follows the same course as IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene, with athletes simply completing one loop of each discipline instead of two. This makes IRONMAN 70.3 Coeur d’Alene accessible to a broader audience and allows athletes to prepare on the same course if they are racing IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene.
Athletes begin their day with 1.2-mile swim in the clear waters of Lake Coeur d’Alene. The challenging 56-mile bike course boasts with turns. The run loops along the shores of the lake blending the energy of a small town resort atmosphere with a world-class course, loved for years as a full-distance favorite.
The 2016 IRONMAN 70.3 Coeur d'Alene offers 30 qualifying slots for the 2016 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia.