IRONMAN 70.3 Zell am See-Kaprun & World Championship

31st Aug. 2014 - 3rd IRONMAN 70.3
29th Aug. 2015 - 4th IRONMAN 70.3

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. 

IRONMAN 70.3 Zell am See-Kaprun 2014 sold out

As in the past two years the Ironman 70.3 was sold out within few months. Tickets for the Tri The Lake are still available!  

Side Events

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. 

Information for guests and athletes will be published as soon as possible. Please contact us if you have any questions!

Road Blocks at the IRONMAN 70.3 Zell am See-Kaprun

To ensure the safety of the athletes roads will be blocked like the B311 in Zell am See, Bruck, Taxenbach, Dienten, Maria Alm, Saalfelden, Maishofen, Piesendorf and Kaprun. All road blocks can be found in this document. Road blocks in arabic. Roadblocks in Zell am See in Detail.

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2 years of IRONMAN 70.3 Salzburg

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Impressions 2013

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Impressions 2012

Video: Ironman 70.3 in Zell am See-Kaprun

Duration: 9 min.
The 1st IRONMAN 70.3 in Salzburg on the 26th of August 2012! The first Ironman 70.3 Zell am See-Kaprun on 26th Aug. 2012 was a success. Over 20.000 fans cheered for the 1.800 athletes! We're looking foward to the next IRONMAN 70.3 Salzburg on the 1st of September 2013!
Duration: 27 min.
Enjoy the newest episode of the IRONMAN TV Show "Road to Kona", featuring the inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 Zell am See-Kaprun in Salzburg, Austria. IRONMAN and INFRONT/HBS have partnered to deliver the best European IRONMAN action right to your TV. Past episodes can now be watched on YouTube. All rights reserved by the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC). If you have any further questions please contact Stefan Jaeger, Director PR Europe & South Africa (stefan . jaeger @

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IRONMAN 70.3 2013
Amazing sporty performances, enthusiastic spectators, unlimited cheering - that has been the Ironman 70.3 in Zell am See-Kaprun.
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1,800 athletes 1,500 volunteers and 20,000 viewers experienced one of the largest events of this summer in Salzburg.



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