Salinas – Ecuador Set to Host New 5150 Triathlon
February 2, 2024
– Organizers of the Marathon IRONMAN 70.3 Ecuador to host La Roche Posay 5150 Salinas Ecuador triathlon presented by Marathon scheduled to take place on Sunday, May 5, 2024; Registration is now available by visiting www.ironman.com/5150-salinas
QUITO, Ecuador / TAMPA, Fla. (February 2, 2024) /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – IRONMAN announced today that the vibrant neighborhood of Salinas, Ecuador will host the inaugural La Roche Posay 5150™ Salinas Ecuador triathlon presented by Marathon set to take place on May 5, 2024. Registration for the event is now available by visiting www.ironman.com/5150-salinas.
The new La Roche Posay 5150 Salinas Ecuador triathlon presented by Marathon will start with a 1.5km (0.93-mile) swim in the Pacific Ocean. After exiting the water, athletes will take on the 40km (24.85-mile) bike ride on the route towards Mar Bravo before capping off their race with a 10 km (6.2miles) run through the city of Salinas making an unforgettable Ecuadorian racing experience.
“We are excited to offer this new race location to our 5150 portfolio of races now available in Ecuador,” said Joanna Jordan, Vice President – Managing Director of Latin America for The IRONMAN Group. “We have worked hard to offer well-placed training opportunities and entry points for new athletes hoping to participate in an IRONMAN® event. We look forward to welcoming people from around the world to compete in the new 5150 Salinas Ecuador triathlon and enjoy everything this beautiful South American city has to offer.”
Known for its golden sand beaches and warm year-round climate, Salinas, Ecuador has become a very popular tourist destination and created its own unique identity that attracts visitors from around the world. Salinas is a beautiful coastal city located in the province of Santa Elena, Ecuador. With beautiful ocean vistas, unique cuisine and numerous activities to choose from, this welcoming community is sure to provide athletes with an unforgettable race experience.
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