IRONMAN and Unlimited Sports have announced the fifth IRONMAN 70.3 event to take place in Brazil with the addition of IRONMAN 70.3 São Paulo. The event in Latin America largest city, São Paulo will take place on Sunday, November 10, 2019 in the financial center of Brazil, capital of the state of São Paulo.
The IRONMAN 70.3 São Paulo triathlon will lead athletes along a 1.2-mile (1.9K) swim, 56-mile (90K) bike and 13.1-mile (21.1K) run throughout the city known as the city that “never stops”. The race will begin in the Rowing Lane of São Paulo University with a one-lap swim. From University, the flat two-loop bike course will take participants through the largest and widest avenue of São Paulo along the Pinheiros River. Athletes will conclude the race with a three-loop run through the campus of São Paulo University.
Triathlon: IRONMAN 70.3 São Paulo
When: Sunday, November 10, 2019
Where: São Paulo, Brazil
“São Paulo is the largest city in Latin America, and it is also the home city to many of the national triathletes,” said Carlos Galvão, Chief Executive Officer of Unlimited Sports, which owns and will operate the new event. “The metropolis is a cosmopolitan city, perfect to receive athletes and their families which will have diverse options of entertainment during the race week. We are pleased and very excited to host an IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon in São Paulo.”
The IRONMAN 70.3 São Paulo will offer 30 coveted age-group qualifying slots to the 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship taking place in Taupõ, New Zealand on November 28 and 29, 2020.