Athletes participate in 2018 Ironman Oceanside Triathlon

One of more than 100 events in the global IRONMAN 70.3 Series, IRONMAN 70.3 Oceanside leads athletes along a 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike and 13.1-mile run on a course that utilizes the beautiful city of Oceanside.

Athletes begin their day with a single-loop swim with a beach start and swimming into the Oceanside Harbor.

Once out of the water, participants will embark upon a single-loop bike course which begins at the Oceanside Harbor and ventures through Camp Pendleton and San Onofre Bluffs State Park.

Athletes will experience rolling hills prior to San Mateo hill followed by two more nice hills only to come upon a flat but very windy road to wind back at the Oceanside Harbor.

The double-loop run course winds traversing between the upper level of Oceanside’s Pacific Street and the lower level of The Strand, Oceanside’s flat beachfront road, utilizing the ramps on Oceanside Pier and then out onto the southern portion where the beautiful architecture is mixed in with beach cottages.

Offering a professional prize purse of $50,000, the race also awards a total of 30 age-group qualifying slots for the 2018 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship will take place in Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa.

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