Early Season Full-Distance Triathlons

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Looking for a full-distance race to kick start your tri season? We've found some great options guaranteed to get you your 140.6 fix.

IRONMAN New Zealand

March 7, 2020 in Taupo, New Zealand

IRONMAN New Zealand has been a mainstay on the triathlon circuit for over 30 years. More than half of the competitors are from outside the country, but the strong local Kiwi spirit will make you feel at home in no time. The swim takes place in one of the world's largest lakes, the bike weaves through forest landscapes and the run is spectator friendly.


IRONMAN African Championship

March 29, 2020 in Nelson Mandela bay, South Africa

Located on Nelson Mandela Bay, the IRONMAN African Championship is a fan favorite on the European circuit. Athletes will depart for a single-lap swim from Hobie Beach, tackle a flat, two-lap bike course along the coast and complete a four-lap run course to the cheers of over 80,000 spectators.


IRONMAN North American Championship

April 25, 2020 in The Woodlands, Texas

While the rest of the country is still defrosting, athletes will be feeling the heat at IRONMAN Texas at The Woodlands. The 2.4-mile swim takes place in Lake Woodlands, the bike course weaves through rolling farmlands in South Texas and the run finishes in the city itself amongst family and friends. The professional field will be stacked with athletes vying for the championship title.


IRONMAN Australia

May 3, 2020 in Port Macquarie, Australia

IRONMAN Australia is an iconic global event and is one of the oldest IRONMAN events on the circuit. The swim takes place in the Hastings River, the bike course follows the Pacific coastline and the run goes through Port Macquarie. What better excuse to gather the family and head Down Under?


IRONMAN Lanzarote

May 23, 2020 in Canarias, Spain

Considered one of the toughest IRONMAN events in the world, athletes competing at IRONMAN Lanzarote will face a bike course with intense winds and 2,551 meters (8,369 feet) of climbing. This Canary Island favorite is a popular vacation destination, so bring the family and celebrate your accomplishment in a beautiful setting.


IRONMAN South American Championship

May 31, 2020 in Florianopolis, Brazil

Triathletes have been heading to South America for over 15 years to compete at IRONMAN Brazil and soak in the world-class entertainment, beaches and restaurants. The bike features a two-loop course with four major climbs, and a mostly-flat two-loop run course is perfect for spectators.


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