Ironman UK

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Head to Bolton this July to swim, cycle and run your way to Ironman (or Ironwoman) glory. Begin with a 2.4 mile lake swim, followed by a 112 mile cycle, all to finish with an impressive 26.2 mile, marathon-distance run. A challenge like this will certainly be an experience you never forget.
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Where and when
9 Bold St, Bolton BL1 1LS, UK
Start times
Sun, 2 Jul 2023
Races summary
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Route information
Distance: 2.4 miles
Number of laps: 2
Water type: Lake
Distance: 112 miles
Number of laps: 3
Terrain: Countryside roads
Elevation: Hilly
Distance: 26.2 miles
Number of laps: 4
Terrain: Roads - Pavement
Elevation: Hilly
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What's included
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Finisher's Medal
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How to get there
9 Bold St, Bolton BL1 1LS, UK
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Registration & Expo: Albert Halls, Victoria Square, Bolton, BL1 1RU
Swim & Transition 1: Pennington Flash, Leigh, Wigan, WN7 3UG
Transition 2: Queen’s Park, Spa Road, Bolton, BL1 4AG
Finish line: Victoria Square, Bolton, BL1 1NB
Event day logistics
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"Swim 2.4 Miles. Bike 112 miles. Run 26.2. Brag for the rest of your life." - John Collins, IRONMAN co-founder Since its inception, IRONMAN has been represented by ambitious and courageous people who aren't afraid to push their limits. Take a walk through history with us, through some of the finest and most memorable moments in IRONMAN racing.
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What are the cut off times for the Ironman UK?
Swim: 2 hours 20 minutes + a further 10 minutes from the swim cut off to start the bike. Bike: 10 hours 30 minutes (after you cross the swim start timing mat) + a further 10 minutes from the bike cut off to start the run. Run: 17 hours (after you cross the swim start timing mat). Intermediate cut offs on the bike and run may apply in the interests of athlete safety and to enable roads to reopen according to the schedule agreed with the authorities.
Is there a minimum age requirement to enter the Ironman UK?
Yes, athletes must be at least 18 on race day.
Do I need a race license or to be associated with a club to enter the Ironman UK?
Athletes do need a Triathlon Race License. If you do not have one, a day licence can bought onsite for £5. Please note that only cash is accepted.
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Aviation House, 125 Kingsway,

London, WC2B 6NH

Reg number 10083277

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