What is an IRONMAN 70.3 Triathlon? Athletes swim 1.9km in the beautiful lake Zell, compete on the bike for 90km along the picturesque region of Zell am See-Kaprun, Maishofen, Bruck, Piesedorf and run 21.1km along the lake to finish in Zell am See. It’s called Ironman 70.3 because of the full distance of 113km, which is 70.3 miles.
The event is one of only 12 in Europe. Zell am See-Kaprun is the second venue for an Ironman 70.3 in Austria after St. Pölten. There is another full distance IRONMAN in Klagenfurt. The best of their classes can qualify for the world championship.
IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship 2015:
The IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship 2015 will take place on the 30th of August 2015 in Zell am See-Kaprun! The WC takes place in Europe for the first time!
Another first time: there will be two races on this weekend.The fourth IRONMAN 70.3 Zell am See-Kaprun will take place on Saturday, the 29th August 2015. On Sunday the 30th of August more than 2000 athletes will compete for the World Championship title. They all will have to qualify at an IRONMAN 70.3 to be able to participate. The races will take place on the same race course.
The IRONMAN 70.3 2014 will already feature the same race course as the World Championship
Instead of last year’s two bike rounds 2014’s IRONMAN 70.3 will feature one 90.1 km long bike race course. Athletes will be able to experience the beautiful landscape of Zell am See-Kaprun and its surroundings. The race track will lead up to 1280m above sea level.
New: Olympic Triathlon 30th Aug. 14
This year on the 30th August 2014 (starting time 07.00am) the competition TRI THE LAKE takes place for the first time. The event is an additional Olympic competition, participants have to swim 1,5km, cycle 40km and run 10km.
The start for swimming, the transition zone and parts of the run- and bike route, as well as the finish area are identical with the competition route of the IRONMAN 70.3.
Register for the IRONMAN 70.3 Zell am See-Kaprun 2014 now
In the past two years the Ironman 70.3 was sold out within few months. Therefore do not hesitate and get your starting place now!
Enjoy our side events like the “Irongirl” and “Ironkids” – everybody can participate. Come to Zell am See-Kaprun and scent triathlon air. Enjoy the great atmosphere and cheer for the athletes.