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IRONMAN Swansea 2023 sells out in record time

IRONMAN 70.3 Swansea has sold out with over 1,900 total participants taking the event on Sunday, 16 July 2023.

IRONMAN 70.3 Swansea is one of the city's major attractions this year. Credit: IRONMAN

Registrations for IRONMAN 70.3 Swansea 2023 are now sold out. Next year’s race will see 1,900 athletes take to the start line in Swansea, Wales on July 16, 2023.

Athletes from all over the globe and all age groups will compete in Wales next summer, traversing scenic coastline and rolling countryside before culminating in Swansea’s city centre.

Swansea Council cabinet member Robert Francis-Davies said: “We’re delighted that IRONMAN 70.3 Swansea on July 16 is already a sell-out. It’s another great – and successful – event being held in our spectacular coastal location. That weekend will also see thousands of athletes, supporters and spectators enjoy the 2023 World Triathlon Para Series Swansea on July 15, an amazing end to a week-long Disability Sport Wales Para Sport Festival. This unique week was first staged here in summer 2022 and was a great success for athletes, supporters, local businesses and residents. It saw Olympic, Paralympic, World and Commonwealth champions all racing in Swansea. We’ll continue to work with the event organisers to ensure that local people and businesses have every chance to plan for and to enjoy all these events. We want to inspire local people to compete in sport and to enjoy it in other ways too.” 

A race that delivers in so many ways; combining outstanding natural beauty and rich history with an exciting course and renowned Welsh support. The one-loop 1.2-mile (1.9km) swim begins at the Prince of Wales Dock, followed by the one-loop 56-mile (90km) bike course through the Mumbles along roads that hug the Gower’s coastal clifftops before cycling out through Rural Swansea and heading back along Swansea Bay into the city. Lastly, athletes will take on a 13.1-mile (21.1km) two loop run course which takes them from the city centre, out past the new eye-catching gold-coloured Swansea Arena, towards Mumbles before heading back towards the finish line at the Marina. A must-do race on any athlete’s calendar.

There are still a very limited amount of Enhanced Athlete Event Experiences powered by Nirvana left if you’re looking for a way into this sold out event.

The 2023 IRONMAN 70.3 Swansea offers Age Group Qualifying slots to the 2024 VinFast IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship on 14 & 15 December 2024 in Taupō, New Zealand.