Triathlon events in Edinburgh July 2018

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Half Ironman Triathlons in Edinburgh July 2018

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Swim in Preston Links, cycle through the Lothians, and sprint to the finish line in Edinburghs spectacular Holyrood Park.

Dating back thousands of years and home to many iconic historic sites including the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh Castle and the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh is one of the worlds most beautiful and compelling cities. The city provides a fantastic setting and destination for thousands of athletes and their supporters, as well as providing extremely easy access. Edinburgh is served directly by multiple airlines from over 100 destinations, as well as direct train lines from London and cities across the UK and Scotland.

The Edinburgh 70.3 begins with a 1.2 mile swim at Preston Links before athletes will head eastwards from Cockenzie on a 56 mile one loop bike course, heading inland through rolling arable farmland via Haddington, Pencaitland and onto East Saltoun. From here an out and back undulating loop incorporates the historic and beautiful estate village of Gifford, a key spectator hot spot, which entails the most technical part of the course on a route that hugs the hills of the Lammermuirs. After transitioning, athletes are lead around a beautiful multi-lap, 13.1 mile run within Holyrood Park before crossing the finish line.

IRONMAN 70.3 Edinburgh offers 50 qualifying slots for the 2018 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship.

Ironman 70.3 Edinburgh

Edinburgh, Edinburgh, GB
1 race
£230£305
Ironman 70.3 Edinburgh

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