IRONMAN 70.3 Zell am See-Kaprun 1 September 2024

1.9 kilometres of swimming in the crystal-clear Lake Zell, 90 kilometres of cycling on a road bike, 21.1 kilometres of running; these are the key data of the IRONMAN 70.3 on 1 September 2024 in Zell am See-Kaprun. This IRONMAN event in SalzburgerLand in Austria is a top-class sports event: in this challenging triathlon, athletes from all over the world compete against the impressively beautiful natural backdrop of glacier, mountain and lake. This variety is particularly evident in the cycling competition. The course leads right through the mountains and was voted Europe’s third most beautiful IRONMAN course by the athletes. 

 1 event, 3 disciplines

First discipline: Swimming in Lake Zell

  • 1.9-kilometre-long course Start from and back to the lido Seespitz in Schüttdorf
  • Turning buoys just before the town centre of Zell am See
  • Start time: 11am

Second discipline: Cycling

  • 90 kilometres, 870 metres difference in altitude
  • Numerous uphill and downhill sections
  • Highest point: Filzen Saddle at 1,280 metres above sea level

Third discipline: Running

  • 21.1 kilometres along Lake Zell
  • From Zell am See to Thumersbach and back
  • Course is completed twice

Factbox IRONMAN 70.3 Zell am See-Kaprun:

  • Start in Zell am See-Schüttdorf

  • Triathlon event in a class of its own

  • Three disciplines: swimming, cycling, running

  • Side event IRONKIDS: Aquathlon of running and swimming for children aged 6 to 15

  • Side Event Night Run Austria: 4,2 kilometres of running for individual starters or teams

Overall Satisfaction Award 2023

In the 2023 IRONMAN Global Athletes' Choice Awards, with over 55,000 participants voting in the survey, IRONMAN 70.3 Zell am See Kaprun received the highest honour. Out of the more than 120 events in the IRONMAN 70.3 series that took place worldwide in 2023, the triathlon in Zell am See-Kaprun achieved first place in overall satisfaction! In addition, the swim course in the crystal-clear Lake Zell was named the best swim course in Europe, while the bike course came second in Europe and third worldwide!

To sum it up: The race course between glacier, mountain and lake is simply unique. Want to see it for yourself? Then be part of the next IRONMAN 70.3 Zell am See-Kaprun on 1 September 2024!