Recently, sources have announced that Costa Rica will be headquarters of IRONMAN triathlon. This was ratified by IRONMAN which has declared that a new official race will be carried out in Central America, specifically Costa Rica. The inaugural event will take place on Sunday June 18, 2017, in Playa del Coco, Guanacaste, situated on the Pacific coast.

A beautiful Country! Costa Rica will be headquarters of IRONMAN

“With its beautiful natural landscape, vegetation and wildlife, Costa Rica is the ideal place to hold a race IRONMAN 70.3” said Wilber Anderson who is CEO of Miami and Colombia Tri Events and licensee of this new career. Also, he added “We are confident that this event will become a classic when participants cross the finish line in a magnificent location that will ensure them that their effort was worth it.”IRONMAN triathlon 2017

What will be the Route of IRONMAN 70.3?

IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon will start with 1.9 km (1.2 miles) of swimming in a circuit over the calm and clear waters of the Gulf of Papagayo. In addition, 90 km (56 miles) of cycling in a trajectory of two laps will take athletes through the lush vegetation of the region, including monkeys and iguanas while will be acclaimed by the spectators in the districts of Sardinal and San Blas.

The Athletics path of 21 km (13.1 miles) will take place between palm trees with a beautiful view of the sea which will take athletes to the finish line in the stunning Playa del Coco, Guanacaste.

On the other hand, Mauricio Ventura, Tourism Minister, talked about the importance of using these kinds of events to strengthen the promotion and marketing, in order to position Costa Rica as a diverse tourist destination which is privileged by its strategic geographical position, exotic landscapes and the quality of our tourism distributed throughout the national territory. Also, he assured that those attributes allow that the country stands out in the world, thanks to this type of activity of internationally renowned.IRONMAN triathlon 2017

IRONMAN 70.3 Costa Rica will be part of one of the 90 events of the World Series IRONMAN 70.3. The event will award a professional prize of USD $ 15,000 and 35 positions to groups classified by age. The IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship 2017 to be celebrated in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States.

General registration for IRONMAN 70.3 now is available, from Thursday June 23, 2016. So, what are you waiting? Go and register now! And if you need stay, please ask for our home rentals!

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