The IRONMAN 70.3 Vietnam event will take place on May 8, 2016 in the coastal city of Danang, well known for its pristine beaches, UNESCO world heritage sites and numerous tourist attractions
Situated along an immaculate 30-km stretch of white-sand beach within 100 km of three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Imperial City of Hue, Hoi An Ancient Town and the My Son ruins, Vietnam’s third-largest city plays host to the inaugural VNG IRONMAN 70.3 Vietnam.
Danang is a bucket-list destination for travelers with its mix of cultural attractions, famous cuisine, beautiful beaches, world-class golf courses and award-winning resorts.
VNG IRONMAN 70.3 Vietnam Experience
Participants will be treated to a fast and scenic course that begins with a 1.9-km ocean swim in front of the beautiful Hyatt Regency Danang Resort & Spa.
From there, athletes will enjoy a scenic two-loop 90-km bike course that takes them along Danang’s pristine coastline and by some of the city’s key landmarks.
The final 21-km out-and-back run course is flat and passes by many of Danang’s famous beach resorts before finishing at the foot of the legendary Marble Mountains. With tropical conditions, this warm-weather event is the perfect mid-season race to prepare athletes for their summer IRONMAN events.
IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship Qualifying Race
There are 40 qualifying slots to the 2016 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Australia.
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