Ironman 70.3

The IRONMAN 70.3 Zell am See-Kaprun is an event for the whole family.

Ironman 70.3 in Zell am See Kaprun 1. September 2019

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IRONMAN 70.3 Zell am See-Kaprun is an official race of the brand new IRONMAN Tour Series 2019.


The IRONMAN 70.3 Zell am See-Kaprun is an event for the whole family. The ladies kick off the competition week with the IRONGIRL Run. On Saturday, the big stage belongs to the junior athletes. Children from all over the world take part in the IRONKIDS competition and radiate around the world with their proud parents. Sunday will then be marked by the IRONMAN world elite and Age Grouper, who will reach their limits in one of Europe's most beautiful triathlon events and be celebrated by thousands of spectators.

The triathlon event of the IRONMAN 70.3 starts in Salzburger Land with its jump into the crystal-clear drinking water of Lake Zell. Zell am See-Kaprun, a region made for swimming 1,9 km, 90 km cycling and 21,1 km running. It floats across the lake, in the racing bike saddle on one of the most beautiful cycling routes of the IRONMAN world and with running shoes along the shore of Lake Zell.

... the Zell am See-Kaprun region achieved world renown in the international triathlon scene - absolutely right. The alpine character of the landscape between glacier, mountains and lake is perfect for high-caliber endurance sports. Not too cold and not too warm, the Zeller See delivers the optimal water equipment for peak performances of the participants of the IRONMAN swimming competition. The bike course leads through 90 extremely attractive kilometers through the middle of the surrounding mountains, before the 21,1 km running track throws beautiful views across the lake and the Hohe Tauern in front of the running feet of the Ironmen and -women. How much the athletes can really enjoy from this prospect, remains to be considered in view of the total distance to be covered ...

Details about the Ironman 70.3

Those who want to participate in the Ironman 70.3 can look forward to an extraordinary challenge, because the participants are waiting for the following distances:

  • 1,9 km swimming
  • 90 km racing cycling
  • 21,1 km running

The 113 kilometer long track equals 70.3 miles, from which the name of the event derives. The fastest finishers land less than four hours in the finish - with thunderous applause.

The routes on the Ironman 70.3 are with an unusual one Sightseeing Tour to compare would not be the extreme requirements. The start is made by two 935 meter round-trip sections through the clear Lake Zell in front of "our front door", followed by a change to the bike in the Alois Latini stadium behind the beach.
The bike course leads over the asphalt roads of the SalzburgerLand, with over 1.000 elevation gain in additional challenge.
After another change, the participants go into a running track, which from Strandbad Seespitz on the Turning point Thumersbach leads back to the Zeller Altstadt. The official date for the Ironman is usually the last weekend of august.

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