Dún Laoghaire has a rich maritime history. It is known as an idyllic sailing location and is famous for its fresh seafood and dramatic sunsets. Dún Laoghaire is a seaside town with a rich mix of cultural experiences, hospitality, a variety of leisure activities and the natural beauty of the surrounding mountains, making it the ideal setting and destination for the thousands of athletes and supporters who will visit in August 2019. Easily accessible for travelling athletes, Dún Laoghaire is only 30 minutes from Dublin city centre and Dublin Airport. The race features a 1.2-mile (1.9KM) swim from Sandycove, home to the famous Martello Tower, in the clear waters of the Irish Sea in Dublin Bay, before taking athletes on a spectacular and challenging 56-mile (90KM) bike course. The course travels through some of the most scenic areas in the region, including County Wicklow, home to the Wicklow Mountains National Park and its glacial lakes, rivers and abundant natural beauty. Athletes will take in stunning coastal views and weave their way through the streets of the charming seaside town for the 13.1-mile (21.1KM) run, before finishing with Dún Laoghaire Harbour and Dublin Bay as the backdrop. IRONMAN 70.3 Dún Laoghaire offers qualifying slots for the 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Taupo, New Zealand.
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Well that was a tough but enjoyable race! It all started with a one hour delay due to sea fog (the eliete and top AG's had gone) then a shorthened swim which was really enjoyable and with fog completely cleared by the time we finished. The transition was the usual bag colle...Read full review
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