Ironman Canada - Jul 27, 2014
Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
Location: Whistler BC
The Ironman Canada Triathlon is one of a series of long-distance triathlon races organized by the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) consisting of a 2.4-mile (3.86 km) swim, a 112-mile (180.25 km) bicycle ride and a marathon 26.2-mile (42.2 km) run.
The race will start with a two-loop, 2.4-mile swim in the clean, shallow waters of Alta Lake at Rainbow Park, Athletes will enjoy a lakeside transition before starting a one-loop, 112-mile bike course. Athletes will travel south on the Sea-to-Sky Highway before climbing into the Callaghan Valley, after descending back to the highway, they pass through Whistler on their way north to Pemberton. An flat out-and-back section will open to breathtakingly beautiful views of glaciated peak before returning to Whistler via the Sea-to-Sky Highway over rolling terrain.
The two-loop run course follows the meandering Valley Trail past Lost Lake and Green Lake, athletes will finish their day in the Whistler Olympic Plaza.
For more information, visit the Ironman website.
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