A world class course taking in highlights of the region from country to coast. Competitors will take in the best that Mooloolaba has to offer, starting with a swim off the surf beach followed by a fast bike course. The run will tie up the day’s exciting events with a two lap course around Mooloolaba’s Esplanade cheered on by spectators.
A spectacular location with everything you need just steps from the beach, including an amazing surfside transition. Enjoy the experience of finishing on Mooloolaba Esplanade then wander to recovery on the beach to relax after your big day.
The perfect sunny escape with great restaurants, beaches and attractions. Perfectly located in the heart of Queensland's Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba Beach offers the perfect year-round climate and is an ideal location for a sporting event, a relaxing family vacation or just a great place to escape to. The relaxing atmosphere of the Sunshine Coast, the friendly people and the endless scenic beauty of Mooloolaba Beach make it a hugely popular destination to visit. IRONMAN 70.3 Sunshine Coast provides a fitting warm-up for those athletes heading over to Kona to take on the IRONMAN World Championship.
IRONMAN 70.3 Sunshine Coast will offer 30 slots to the 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship.
How to enter the Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast
- Triathlon: Swim 1.9km, Bike 90km, Run 21.1km
Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast route
Athletes will enjoy the experience of a rolling start to kick off the swim course at Mooloolaba’s spectacular surf beach! The ocean swim consists of a one lap course that follows an anticlockwise direction and starts and finishes at the ‘Loo With A View’. The fortunate ones will ride a nice wave directly into transition on Beach Terrace, a similar layout to World Championship.
Swim cut off time – 1 hour.
The 90km Cycle leg begins from Transition on Beach Terrace in Mooloolaba and heads out onto the Sunshine Motorway via Mooloolaba Esplanade and Buderim Avenue. The Motorway is fast and smooth with a few undulation. New for 2018, the bike course has been extended over Alex Hill riding along the beachfront to Maroochydore and back then heading out for a second loop before riding into the Mooloolaba Transition.
Cycle cut off time - 5 hours from the start time
From Transition runners will head north and onto the iconic Mooloolaba Esp. After heading over the scenic Alexandra Headland hill athletes will continue to Cotton Tree via Sixth Ave and Alexandra Pde. Athletes will follow the same route for the second lap along striking shores and a spectator lined course before finishing in the heart of Mooloolaba.
Run cut off time – 8 hours from the start time.
Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast weather forecast
Clear throughout the day.
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