It’s officially less than one month until IRONMAN 2015 invades Miami, Florida. That’s right, on October 25 athletes from 73 different countries and all 50 states in the U.S. will be traveling to our great city of Miami to compete in of the largest IRONMAN 70.3 events in the world.
What is IRONMAN 70.3?
IRONMAN 70.3 is a triathlon that is the ultimate test of endurance and mental will power. 70.3 refers to the total distance in miles covered in the race, consisting of a 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike ride, and 13.1 mile run. Each is half the distance as a full IRONMAN triathlon.
The City Bikes IRONMAN 70.3 Miami presented by Fit2Run offers a unique opportunity to swim in the protected waters of Biscayne Bay, bike through downtown (the vibrant heart of the city) on your way to the striking Florida Everglades Park, and run along the Atlantic Ocean while taking in the sights only Miami can provide.
The event venue, Bayfront Park, is right next to Bayside Marketplace, only a five-minute drive from Ocean Drive, Coconut Grove and Viscaya. It is also only 10 minutes from the airport to Key Biscayne, 20 minutes away from the famous shopping center Bal Harbour and 25 minutes from the Everglades.
If you are still searching for a hotel, Baywood Hotels can meet all of your hotel needs. With seven Miami hotels in the area of varying price points, there is sure to be one that fits your budget.
Good luck to all of those competing in the IRONMAN 70.3 Miami!