Staffordshire is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England. Part of the National Forest lies within its borders. It adjoins Cheshire to the north-west, Derbyshire and Leicestershire to the east, Warwickshire to the south-east, West Midlands and Worcestershire to the south and Shropshire to the west. Staffordshire is home to the highest village in Britain, Flash.
How to enter the Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire
- Triathlon: Swim 1.2mi, Bike 56mi, Run 13.1mi
Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire route
The swim is one lap, anti-clockwise course. You swim time is recorded as you leave the lake. There is a short run from the exit of the swim to transition. Do not discard any items or remove your wetsuit in the lane to transition. There is no public swimming at Chasewater. Any person found swimming in the lake outside of the official sessions will be withdrawn from the event.
Please Note: Course is subject to change. The 56 mile bike leg remains a one lap course through the heart of the Staffordshire countryside with the most notable change the loss of a loop section at Six Roads End and Hanbury. The course continues to take athletes through the Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, but on the approach back to the second transition area, athletes will continue towards Stafford town centre through Great Haywood and Tixall where the second transition area will be located at Riverway.
Please Note: Course is subject to change. Athletes will take on the all-new run course beginning at Riverway. The 13.1 mile course consists of three laps, taking athletes over and alongside the River Sow before heading into Stafford town centre. From here athletes will complete a spectator intensive 3 lap course which will take in the beautiful Victoria Park and weave through the town centre before finishing in Market Square.
Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire weather forecast
Light rain until evening.
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