IRONMAN 70.3 Zell am See-Kaprun
RESULTS AND IMPRESSIONS OF IRONMAN 70.3 WITH 1.9 KM SWIMMING AND 21.1 KM RUNNING
Due to the snowfall, an aquathlon took place this year for the safety of all participants. The modified race format did not reduce the challenge and another impressive race took place in the Zell am See-Kaprun region.
In August 2019, the classic triathlon is scheduled again. Across the lake, on racing cycles across beautiful pass roads and in running shoes along the shore of Lake Zell.
1 September 2019
IRONMAN 70.3 bike course in the TOP 3
At the IRONMAN "Athletes' Choice Awards", the cycling route of Zell am See-Kaprun secured third place in the category "Best Bike Course" in Europe. Around 50,000 athletes chose the bike route as one of the most beautiful in the IRONMAN world.
The IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship 2015
... has made the Zell am See-Kaprun region famous in the international triathlon scene - and that rightfully so. The alpine character of the landscape between glacier, mountains and lake is perfect for first-class endurance sport. Not too cold and not too warm, Lake Zell provides the ideal water temperature for high performances of the participants in the IRONMAN swimming contest. The cycling route leads 90 kilometres through the rather beautiful surrounding mountain world before the 21.1 km long running route offers the ironmen and women amazing views across the lake and the Hohe Tauern. Considering the total route to be completed, it is anyone's guess whether the athletes can actually enjoy much of the view ...