IRONMAN 70.3 Zell am See-Kaprun
This was the IRONMAN 70.3 in Zell am See-Kaprun 2016
30.000 Fans supported their starters at the unique IRONMAN 70.3 in Zell am See-Kaprun. Under the perfect condition of clear sky the starting signal was given for the first pro athletes at 11am precisely. The crystal clear water of lake Zell was a welcome refreshment, before the athletes had to complete the 90-kilometre distance on bike. With the help of his two wheels the red-hot favourite Marino Vanhoenacker succeeded to take the leading position. But even the runner-up, Steward Hayes was totally happy and both were fancy about the race in a beautiful region. Women’s winner from Finland, Kaisa Lehtonen did also take the lead during the bike course and was able to hold it till the finish line.
On 28. August 2016 it was not just all about the winner of the IRONMAN 70.3 in Zell am See-Kaprun. Exciting side events during the whole weekend offerd a lot to see and experience! The Iron Girl Run and Iron Kids Aquathlon have been a real pleasure for spectators and competitors.
Official Racebooklet 2016DE+EN
Pocket Guide 2016 EN
After the race will be before the race
Next year the 27. August 2017 will be the date for the unique IRONMAN 70.3 in the region Zell am See-Kaprun.
This inimitable IRONMAN 70.3 starts with the jump into the Lake Zell and the event goes down in a unique scenery between the clear blue Lake Zell, flowery meadows and the pearly-white snow covered Kitzsteinhorn glacier. The water of the lake with drinking water quality stimulates the athletes to reach best times in the category swimming. Furthermore, the beautiful landscape encourages all participants achieve peak performances - to leave all the exhaustion behind.
For the 6th year in a row athletes will swim 1,9 km, compete on the bike for 90 km and run as fast as they can in a distance of 21,1 km along the lake to finish their competition in Zell am See. Altogether every athlete has to cover a distance of 113 kilometers, which are 70,3 miles, whereby the name Ironman 70,3 got his origin.
Useful information about the IRONMAN 70.3 Zell am See-Kaprun
A Unique Race Track
Instead of two bike rounds 2014's IRONMAN 70.3 featured one 90.1 km long bike race course already. The race track leads up to 1280m above sea level.
IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship 2015:
The IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship 2015 took place on the 30th of August 2015 in Zell am See-Kaprun! The WC took place in Europe for the first time.
5000 Participants, 70.000 viewers at the course
The World Championship has been a spectacular event!