Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina Set To Host IRONMAN 70.3 and 5150 Triathlons

May 23, 2023

- IRONMAN 70.3 Buenos Aires comes to Palermo neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina for the first time with competition set to take place on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2023. - Palermo also to continue hosting 5150 Buenos Aires triathlon scheduled to take place on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023.

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina / TAMPA, Fla. (May 23, 2023) /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – IRONMAN announced today that the vibrant neighborhood of Palermo in Buenos Aires, Argentina will host the IRONMAN® 70.3® Buenos Aires triathlon for the first time with competition set to take place on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2023. In addition, it was also announced that Palermo will continue to host the popular 5150TM Buenos Aires triathlon on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023. Registration for both events event is now available by visiting www.ironman.com/im703-buenos-aires-register and www.ironman.com/5150-buenos-aires-register, respectively.

“We are excited to offer this new location to our IRONMAN 70.3 portfolio of races in Argentina,” said Joanna Jordan, Vice President – Managing Director of Latin America for The IRONMAN Group. “We have worked hard to be able to deliver a historic opportunity to race in the heart of downtown Buenos Aires. We look forward to welcoming people from around the world to compete in the new IRONMAN 70.3 Buenos Aires and 5150 Palermo triathlons and enjoy this cosmopolitan, bustling South American city.”

The IRONMAN 70.3 Buenos Aires triathlon will start with a 1.9 km (1.2-mile) swim in Palermo Lake. Once out of the water, athletes will transition onto the bike for 90 km (56-mile) of cycling on the Figueroa Alcorta Ave., Lugones Ave., and Madero Ave. route before capping off their race with a 21.1 km (13.1-mile) run through the streets of Palermo and an electric finish line at the statue of the Palermo Woods, a popular urban park and tourism destination in the heart of the iconic neighborhood.

The 5150 Buenos Aires triathlon will begin with a 1.5 km (0.93 miles) swim in Palermo Lake. After exiting the water, athletes will take on the 40 km (24.85 miles) of cycling on the Figueroa Alcorta Ave, and Lugones Ave. route before capping off their race with a 10 km (6.2miles) run through the streets of Palermo also finishing at the statue of the Palermo Woods, making for an unforgettable Argentinian racing experience.

Known for being the largest neighborhood in Argentina’s capital city of Buenos Aires, Palermo is divided into different quarters, each with its own unique identity. With an eclectic mixture of culture, cuisine and nightlife, Palermo offers an exceptional race experience in one of Argentina’s top tourist communities.

The 2023 IRONMAN 70.3 Buenos Aires triathlon will offer qualifying slots to the 2024 VinFast IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship race taking place in Taupō, New Zealand December 14 -15, 2024.

For more information about the IRONMAN 70.3 Buenos Aires triathlon, visit www.ironman.com/im703-buenos-aires.

For more information on the IRONMAN brand and the global event series, visit www.ironman.com. Athletes questions may be directed to argentina@ironman.com.


About The IRONMAN Group

The IRONMAN Group operates a global portfolio of events that includes the IRONMAN® Triathlon Series, the IRONMAN® 70.3® Triathlon Series, 5150™ Triathlon Series, the Rock ‘n’ Roll® Running Series, IRONKIDS® Series, World Triathlon Championship Series, premier running events including the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon™ and City2Surf®, UTMB® World Series trail-running events including the Canyons Endurance Runs™ by UTMB®, Tarawera Ultra by UTMB® and Ultra-Trail Australia™ by UTMB®, Epic Series™ mountain bike races including the Absa Cape Epic®, road cycling events including Haute Route®, and other multisport races. The IRONMAN Group is the largest operator of mass participation sports in the world and provides more than a million participants annually the benefits of endurance sports through the company’s vast offerings. Catering to the full athlete experience, the company portfolio also includes FulGaz® virtual cycling, the most realistic indoor riding experience connected fitness application aimed at preparing athletes for real-world events. Since the inception of the iconic IRONMAN® brand and its first event in 1978, athletes have proven that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE® by crossing finish lines around the world. Beginning as a single race, The IRONMAN Group has grown to become a global sensation with hundreds of events across 55+ countries. The IRONMAN Group is owned by Advance, a private, family-owned business. For more information, visit www.ironman.com/about-ironman-group.

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