City Bikes Ironman 70.3 Miami is returning for its fourth consecutive year on Sunday, Oct. 27, at Miami’s historic Bayfront Park. Three thousand participants are expected to represent more than 59 countries from around the world, all united by their passion for triathlon.
The Ironman triathlons began in 1978. Since then, the sport has grown in popularity, gaining worldwide recognition. Triathlons were introduced as an Olympic sport in the 2000 Summer Olympics, arousing further interest.
Multiple celebrities have since joined in the triathlon craze. Tony Kanaan, the 2013 Indianapolis 500 and the 2004 Indy Racing League IndyCar Series Championship winner, will be participating in the event among many others.
The race offers athletes an inimitable course by swimming 1.2 miles in the protected waters of Biscayne Bay. Completing a one-loop, 56-mile bike course will take athletes through the scenic communities of Greater Miami to the Everglades. The 13.1- mile run course will lead athletes alongside the waters of Miami and through one of the most popular and beautiful ports around the world, PortMiami.
On Oct. 25 and 26, the event is kickstarted hosting one of the largest expos in the history of the Ironman 70.3 circuit with a great variety of brands and stores showcasing the latest products in the sport industry. Thousands of spectators come together at Bayfront Park to enjoy the lively music, be a part of the exposition and just enjoy the thrilling energy the event brings to the city.
The City Bikes Ironman 70.3 Miami is an event unlike any other. The thrill of the sport, the tension of anticipating the finish line and the logistics of the event fuse to produce an experience worth presenting to the world.
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