IRONMAN 70.3 2018, a competition to surpass yourself
The competition known worldwide as the HALF IRONMAN is without a doubt one of the most demanding test of strength and endurance. This competition consists of 3 disciplines: swimming, cycling and running. To be precise 1.9 kilometres of swimming, 90 kilometres of cycling and a 21.1 kilometre run. All sections that form the route of IRONMAN 70.3 must be completed in a maximum time of 8 hours. Last year´s time for the Mallorca IRONMAN 70.3 was 03:56:49. Do you dare to beat the Mallorca IRONMAN 70.3 record? The World Championship take place in a different country each year; 2018 championships will be held at Nelson Mandela Bay in South Africa. Other editions and qualifying sessions are held in other countries such as Australia, Brazil, Chiles, USA, Spain, France, Canada, New Zealand and Panama. Each competition is regulated by the organizers, the World Triathlon Corporation.
IRONMAN 70.3 in Mallorca; resistance and motivation in its pure state
Mallorca the hosted Nirvana IRONMAN 70.3 Mallorca 2017 edition and will be again hosting the IRONMAN Mallorca 2018 edition. Our Balearic paradise is world renowned for its climate, its surroundings and its routes that make the island of Mallorca the perfect destination for cyclists and triathletes to train practically all the year round. The IRONMAN 70.3 route in Mallorca shows off the charms of the island with its 1.9 km swim, 90 km cycle and a 21.1 km run. Nirvana IRONMAN 70.3 Mallorca 2017 offered 35 qualifying places for the 2017 World Championship which were held in Chattanooga, USA and the same number of classifications are expected for the next edition of this championship to be held in Mallorca May 2018. The route of the IRONMAN 70.3 in Mallorca leads the triathletes through the magical villages of the interior offering incredible views of nature and the open sea. The IRONMAN 70.3 is held in the municipality of Alcudia where yet again Zafiro Hotels has the race hotel for the Ironman 70.3 2018 with our hotel Zafiro Tropic, located at the heart of IRONMAN in Port d'Alcudia, and for the most demanding of triathletes, we can also offer you our five-star Zafiro Palace Alcudia which is also situated in the Port d'Alcudia.
At Zafiro Hotels we believe in promoting healthy tourism where the wellbeing of our guests is important and of course outdoor sports for which Mallorca is ideal so for this reason we offer the triathletes of the IRONMAN 70.3 a promo code for our hotels in Alcudia which will give them the best price for their hotel for the IRONMAN 70.3 2018. Alcudia is one of the most important cities in Mallorca, for both tourists and residents alike, with more than 30 kilometres of coastline with beaches of fine sand and pristine waters, idyllic coves. Alcudia has become the perfect destination for lovers of sports and for those who need to disconnect from the daily grind and spend a few quiet days, as in Alcudia you can enjoy the tranquillity of Alcudia combined with the modern infrastructures of a tourist destination.
The athletes who take part in this endurance test will have to overcome 1.9 km of swimming, 90 km cycle and a 21.1 km run making the IRONMAN 70.3 Mallorca one of the most demanding endurance tests in the world. As we said before, the competition will take place in Alcúdia, the swimming part will be in the open waters of the bay of Alcudia near the port. The cycle route will go through the majestic mountains of the north of the island and finally the run which is flat route of two and half laps on the beautiful beach of Alcúdia where the finish line will be located. Each year, this competition gains a leading role among the residents and visitors alike as Paul Huddle director of operations for the IRONMAN 70.3 said: "Every year in Mallorca our expectations are exceeded, not only by the number of participants, but also by in the involvement of the local people of Alcúdia and its authorities. "
IRONMAN 70.3 2018 in Alcudia
The IRONMAN 70.3 2018 will be held as in previous years in the north of the island. The swimmers leave from the beach at Port d´ Alcúdia. After the 1.9km swim they then have to get on their bikes to ride 90km through the mountains of the north of the island returning to Port d´Alcudia. Their first destination is the town of Artá, passing by Coll den Morell, continuing through the towns of Petra, Santa Margalida and Sa Pobla to set off for Pollença and the big challenge of the ride the Coll de Femenia, which once surpassed they will descent down to Caimari, Muro finally reaching Alcudia. The run is a flat two and a half laps along the beautiful beach of Alcudia where the athletes can celebrate at the finish line, which is only 50 meters from the swimming circuit, directly on the beach of Alcudia.
Are you thinking of participating in one of the most demanding and rewarding competitions in the world?
Sign up for the IRONMAN 70.3 Mallorca 2018:
Race Date: May 12th, 2018
Online registration: General registration is now open so go for it! For further information and registration details click here.
Accommodation: 4-star hotel Zafiro Tropic, race hotel 5-star hotel Zafiro Palace Alcudia, at the heart of Puerto de Alcudia Promo Code: IRONMAN18 to get a discount in your booking!