Ironman 70.3 | what is ironman 70.03 | Ironman 70.3 winner:
Are you confused with the name Ironman 70.3 here? Do you also portray ironman in your mind? At first, I also got confused with the name. I thought this is the same ironman from Hollywood. Which is loved by millions? when I check its name in a post. I thought might be a new movie or something is coming out. later on when I search it on the internet. I found out that it is not what I think of. it is something else maybe many of you already know about this. but who don’t know about this ironman 70.3 .you are in the right place. we tell what is this 70.3 .so that you get updated with the world so let’s get started.
well, I m sure that after seeing the above image. you get little idea about 70.3 and sry for ironman lovers. it is not a new movie or something like that. but the 70.3 is related to sports.yes you heard it right. ironman 70.3 also know as half-ironman. it is a series of long-distance races. it has a different kind of long-distance races. like swimming, bike riding etc. we don’t go deep here. but tell you enough about this. so that next time when someone asks you about this 70.3 term .you can tell them everything about this.
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ok, let’s find out the meaning of “70.3“,
70.3 is the total distance in miles which is about 113km which participants have to cover in different races.
swimming =1.2 mile ( 1.9km)
bike ride =56 mile ( 90km )
run =13.1 mile (21.1km)
if add total distances covered in these races is 70.3 mile which is equal to 113 km.
this championship is organized every year, to enter into this tournament .you must have to qualify for this. the qualification round is started 12 before the tournament. to choose participants for the games. The time needed by an athlete to complete a 70.3 distance event varies from race to race and can be influenced by external factors. These factors include the terrain and the total elevation gained and lost on the course. weather conditions, and course conditions. Finish times range from sub-four-hour completion times by elite level athletes to the imposed race cut off, which is commonly 8 hours and 30 minutes after the start time.
|2006–2010||Clearwater, Florida, USA|
|2011–2013||Henderson, Nevada, USA|
|2014||Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada|
|2015||Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria|
|2016||Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia|
|2017||Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA|
|2018||Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa|
|2019||Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France|
Ironman 70.3 history
The first Half Ironman branded race was Half Ironman UK, which was raced in 2001. However, prior to the launch of the 70.3 series in 2005, races were then known as Half Ironman .before adopting the Ironman 70.3 label. The oldest half-iron distance race, though not under the WTC umbrella at the time, is the Superfrog Triathlon, which began in 1979.
credit/ reference: Wikipedia