Ironman 70.3 Taupo 2017
Quick facts about Ironman 70.3 Taupo 2017
1.9km swim in the clean, clear, fresh waters of Lake Taupo. The swim starts in the front of the Taupo Yacht Club with the first leg of 825m parallel to the shore followed by a second leg of 50m then returning 825m to a buoy adjacent to the Yacht Club. The final leg of 200m takes the swimmers to the swim exist adjacent to the Taupo Yacht Club. From the Yacht Club car park athletes have a 400m run along the Boat Harbour to the steps leading to transition.
90km bike course starts to the cheers of spectators before heading into the natural forest and farmland surrounding Taupo. The course is described as undulating with enough challenging sections to create a fair race.
21.1km run course is a two-lap leading athletes through town two times. Athletes can take in the flat lakefront scenery to Rainbow Drive and return.
1.9km Swim / 90km Bike / 21.1km Run