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World Triathlon Corporation Ironman Distance Races
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An iron distance triathlon consists of a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, and a 26.2 mile run.  It is considered by many to be the ultimate endurance test.
 
Jun 24, 2012
Ford Ironman USA Coeur d'Alene
Location: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho (map)
Swim: 2 loops with beach turn, rectangular course in fresh water lake, water temp high 60s low 70s F.
Bike: Rolling 2 loop ride with two 500 vertical foot climbs
Run: Rolling 2 loop course with 2 challenging climbs
Entry Fee: $600 USD
Contact: 303-442-9097, ext 27, cda@ironman.com
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Aug 19, 2012
Ironman Mont-Tremblant
Location: Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canda (map)
Swim: 1 loop, beach start, fresh water, water temp around 71 F
Bike: 2 loop, hilly, challenging
Run: 2 loop, a few challenging hills
Entry Fee: $675 CAN
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Aug 26, 2012
Ironman Louisville
Location: Louisville, Kentucky (map)
Swim: point to point, time trial start, fresh water river, current can make for fast times
Bike: 400ft climb to plateau where you do two rolling loops then descend back into town
Run: 4 loop, flat and hot
Entry Fee: $600 USD
Contact: (727) 942-4767, louisville@ironman.com
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Sep 9, 2012
Ford Ironman Wisconsin
Location: Madison, Wisconsin (map)
Swim: 2 rectangular loops, fresh water lake, water temp ave. 70 F
Bike: 2 loops, rural roads, ~2500ft total climbing
Run: 2 loops, rolling course through city, ~900ft total climbing
Entry Fee: $625 USD
Contact: 303-442-9097, ext 27, wisconsin@ironman.com
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Sep 16, 2012
Ironman Wales
Location: Pembrokeshire, Wales
Swim: 2 loop, fresh water
Bike: 2 loop, 650m of altitude change.
Run: 4 loop
Entry Fee: $375 Euro
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Oct 13, 2012
Hawaii Ironman World Championship
Location: Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, USA (map)
Swim: 1 lap, salt water, water start
Bike: 1 loop, down and back, flat
Run: 1 lap, flat
Entry Fee: $750 USD (not open to general entry)
Contact: 303-442-9097, kona@ironman.com
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Nov 3, 2012
Ford Ironman Florida
Location: Panama City, Florida, USA (map)
Swim: beach start, two-loops with beach turn, salt water, water temp around 70 F
Bike: flat and fast, one loop
Run: two flat loops mostly along shore
Entry Fee: $625 USD
Contact: 303-442-9097, ext 27, florida@ironman.com
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Nov 18, 2012
Ford Ironman Arizona
Location: Tempe, Arizona (map)
Swim: 1 rectangular loop in fresh water, deep water start, water temp mid 60s F
Bike: 3 loops each with a 400ft vertical climb and decent
Run: 3 loops undulating course, mostly flat, little shade.
Entry Fee: $650 USD
Contact: 303-442-9097, ext 27, arizona@ironman.com
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Nov 25, 2012
Ironman Cozumel
Location: Cozumel, Mexico
Swim: One rectangular lap, water start, warm water so no wetsuits
Bike: Flat and fast, 3 laps
Run: Flat and fast, 3 laps
Entry Fee: $600 USD
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Dec 9, 2012
Ironman Western Australia
Location: Busselton, WA, Australia (map)
Swim: 1 lap, salt water, water start
Bike: 3 loops, down and back, flat
Run: 2 laps along shoreline, flat
Entry Fee: $675 AUD (approximately $460USD)
Contact: +61 3 9864 1138, westernaustralia@ironman.com
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Apr 10, 2016
Standard Bank African Championship
Location: Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa (map)
Swim: Salt water, 2 loop, rectangular course, 17-24.5C water temp.
Bike: The IRONMAN African Champs bike course is arguably the most spectacular on the IRONMAN world circuit. Athletes will complete two 90km loops.
Run: 4 loop, flat, mostly along shoreline
Entry Fee: R $4000
Contact: +27 41 581 7990, chevonne.schroeder@ironman.com
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May 1, 2016
Ironman Australia
Location: Port MacQuarie, NSW, Australia (map)
Swim: Salt water, 2 loop, deep water start
Bike: 4 out-and-backs, undulating course along shore with one climb per loop
Run: 4 loop, undulating course
Entry Fee: 845 AUD
Web Site: IronmanOz.com
Contact: +61 3 9864 1138, australia@ironman.com
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May 14, 2016
Memorial Hermann North American Championships
Location: The Woodlands, Texas
Swim: 1 loop, fresh water, point to point.
Bike: 1 loop, mostly flat with some rolling hills
Run: 3 loop, flat
Entry Fee: $625 USD
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May 21, 2016
Ironman Lanzarote Canarias
Location: Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain (map)
Swim: beach start, 2 rectangular loops with beach turn, salt water
Bike: 1 loop, mountainous, 2551m total climbing!
Run: 3 lap, down and back along the beach front, mostly flat
Entry Fee: 580 Euros
Contact: +34 928 59 99 95 x4451, info@ironmanlanzarote.com
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May 29, 2016
South American Championships
Location: Florianopolis, Brazil  (map)
Swim: Beach start, two loop with beach turn, salt water
Bike: Two loops, flat with two climbs (20m, 50m vert.)
Run: One 21km then two 10km laps, mostly flat
Entry Fee: $450USD
Contact: (11) 3772-0578, Email form on website
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Jun 5, 2016
Ironman France - Nice Triathlon
Location: Nice, France (map)
Swim: Two loops, triangular course, salt water, beach turn
Bike: One loop, 1800m climbing
Run: Fours loops, flat, along waterfront
Entry Fee: 320Euros (approximately $375US)
Contact: +33 (0)4 97 03 26 86, officefrance@triangle.cc
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Jun 12, 2016
Carins Airport Asia Pacific Championships
Location: Carins, Queensland, Australia (map)
Swim: Single loop course with a beach turn at the halfway point
Bike: Bike course starts and finishes in Cairns with two turnarounds along the course
Run: Mostly flat run course along the beach features several turnarounds similar to the bike.
Entry Fee: 821.50 US Dollars
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Jun 26, 2016
Karnten Ironman Austria
Location: Klagenfurt, Austria (map)
Swim: Beach start, triangle followed by canal finish, ave. temp 25C
Bike: 2 loops, very fast, closed to traffic, rolling with one major climb
Run: 2 laps, flat and fast
Entry Fee: 370Euros (approximately $435US)
Contact: +43 463 50 96 51, brendan@nirvanaeurope.com
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Jul 3, 2016
European Championships
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany (map)
Swim: 2 lap fresh water swim, deep water start, beach turn
Bike: 2 lap, closed roads, 1000m climbing
Run: Flat course along river within city
Entry Fee: 450Euros (approximately $580US)
Contact: +49 (0) 6181-42856 0, info@ironman.de
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Jul 17, 2016
Ironman U.K.
Location: Bolton, Lancashire, UK (map)
Swim: 2 lap, fresh water lake, deep water start
Bike: Three loops, rolling, 7700ft total climbing
Run: Down and back through local towns
Entry Fee: $375 Euro
Web Site: IronmanUK.com
Contact: 01865 596266, UK@ironman.com
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Jul 24, 2016
Ironman Switzerland
Location: Zurich, Switzerland (map)
Swim: 2 loop course, one rectangle, one triangle, fresh water lake
Bike: 2 loops with 1200 ft of climbing each loop
Run: Down and backs on a flat 5k course
Entry Fee: 837 CHF
Web Site: Ironman.ch
Contact: 41 (0)43 433 70 90, switzerland@ironman.com
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Jul 24, 2016
Ford Ironman USA Lake Placid
Location: Lake Placid, New York (map)
Swim: 2 loops, fresh water lake, beach turn, 65F-75F water temp.
Bike: 2 loops, rolling, 2000ft climbing each loop
Run: 2 loop, Lake and river-side run, rolling, passes through town 4 times
Entry Fee: $700 USD
Web Site: IronmanUSA.com
Contact: 303-442-9097, ext 27, lakeplacid@ironman.com
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Jul 24, 2016
Subaru Ironman Canada
Location: Whistler, BC, Canada (map)
Swim: 2 loops, rectangular shaped swim.
Bike: 1 loop mountain course including several out and back sections
Run: 2 loop out and back course.
Entry Fee: 780$ CAD
Web Site: Ironman.ca
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Jul 31, 2016
Vineman
Location: Windsor, California, USA (map)
Swim: 1 loop course which runs up to a turnaround and back.
Bike: The 112 mile point-to-point bike course passes through the heart of Sonoma County’s wine country and has just under 4000 feet of climbing
Run: Details coming soon.
Entry Fee: 800 USD
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Aug 20, 2016
Ironman Kalmar
Location: Kalmar, Sweden (map)
Swim: 2 loop, spectator friendly
Bike: Flat and fast
Run: 3 loop, along water, finish in city
Entry Fee: $440 Euros
Contact: +46 (0)70-396 95 84, kalmartri@telia.com
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Mar 4, 2017
Ironman New Zealand
Location: Lake Taupo, New Zealand (map)
Swim: Fresh water, one loop, deep water start, water temp ~64F/19C
Bike: 2 loops, flat to undulating, 2 climbs of approx. 100-150m vertical
Run: 2 loops, out and back, mostly along lake, mostly flat
Entry Fee: 880.20 US Dollars
Web Site: Ironman.co.nz
Contact: +64 9 303 0193, info@ironman.co.nz
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