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Ironman 70.3 St. Polten

From the website:
The mix of good organization, perfect infrastructure and a demanding course at IRONMAN 70.3 St. Pölten has imprinted itself in the memory of our athletes. In an international survey athletes voted IRONMAN 70.3 St. Pölten as one of the 5 most popular race of the series!
Start by the swimming course which leads every athlete through the two lakes of St. Pölten. Followed by the bike course on the modern freeway and through the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage Wachau. Ending with the running track along the Traisen river, through the baroque old town of St. Pölten and back to the architectural masterpiece of NV Arena.

Location:
Viehofner See

St. Polten, AUT

Event Website: http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/events/emea/ironman-70.3/st.-poelten.aspx

Event Age: This event started in 2007

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Race Tips

  1. Kim 2016-03-25 22:10:46

    Arizona, US

    Definitely do the race briefing. There are some dangerous spots on the bike course they cover.

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  2. Kim 2016-03-25 22:10:46

    Arizona, US

    Pay attention to warning signs on the bike - saw some guys with EMS missing some skin who did not.

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  3. Kim 2016-03-25 22:10:46

    Arizona, US

    The transition area is huge, so be sure to pick a landmark so you can find your spot

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Overall event organization 1
Event amenities (toilets, expo, start& finish area) 1
Event is friendly for people new to the sport 1
There is a lot to do in the area (sightseeing, shopping, etc.) 1
Scenic beauty of the course 1
Competitive field 1

Event Details

Apart the unique swimming experience, the bike course of the IRONMAN 70.3 St. Pölten is the centerpiece of the event. On the 25-km section of the freeway S33, athletes reach up to 55 km/h, making it every cyclist's dream.

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Event Name Event Type Distances Difficulty Reported by Members
Iron Triathlon 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile run
Iron Triathlon 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile run

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