Due to the successful of previous competitions, Ironman 70.3 continues to be one of the most attractive events in Danang.
Ironman 70.3 Danang is the biggest international sport event held in Vietnam with over 1400 participants from 59 countries. As one of the hardest sport competitions in the world, the best athletes around the world will come together in this competition.
Ironman 70.3 Vietnam
The competition is held in Da Nang which has 30km of beautiful white sand beach and 3 UNESCO world heritage sites: Hue Citadel, Hoi An Ancient Town and My Son Sanctuary. Da Nang is the third largest city of Vietnam, it is also a must-go destination for many tourists, because of the mix of unique cultures, delicious dishes, beautiful beaches and high-end resorts.
As a part of the competition, you will have many wonderful experience in Danang that explain why this city has been chosen as one of the world idea destination, top 52 destinations you should go, in 2015 according to the New York Times and Asia's leading event and festival holding place by World Travel Awards 2016
Running competition in Ironman 70.3 Vietnam
Participants will have the opportunity to admire the many landscapes along the race. The beginning completion is swimming 1.9km from the beautiful beach in Hyatt Regency Danang Resort & Spa, which is hosting partner of this event. Next, the athletes will attend to the 90km bike race with two sections along the coastline and through the city's famous landmarks. In the final 21km running competition, the athletes have a chance to enjoy many attractive sceneries in Danang before returning to the finish line. With the tropical weather, Danang is the perfect race for athletes to prepare for Ironman Triathlon competitions organized by WTC.
Swimming in Ironman 70.3 Vietnam
Besides the main event Ironman 70.3 Vietnam, there will be a series of other interesting events and activities taking place throughout the weekend, including: Ironkids and Sunrise Sprint, as well as the running competition of Newborns Run Out fundraising.
Ironkids will has 100m swimming, 1km running for ages 6-10, and 300m swimming, 2km running for ages 11-14 .
Cyling competition in Ironman 70.3 Vietnam
The Sunrise Sprint will provide a great opportunity for new athletes to participate in a triathlon competition. The competitions of Sunrise Sprint include 750m swimming, 20km cycling and 5km running similar with Ironman 70.3 competition and also apply for team competitions.
Vietnam Run Out Newborns program is an exciting activities for athletes and locals who want to raise funds for Newborns Vietnam, a charity committed to contribute to reducing infant mortality in Vietnam.
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