IRONMAN BRAZIL OFFERS A FAST AND SCENIC COURSE, WHICH HAVE BEEN ATTRACTING ATHLETES FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD FOR OVER 17 YEARS.
Called “the place to be” and “a mixture of St. Tropez and Ibiza without the attitude” by the New York Times, Florianopolis, Brazil on the Island of Santa Catarina boasts world-class entertainment, beaches and restaurants. The sun-soaked stretches of coastline in “Floripa,” as locals affectionately call it, make up forty-two beaches in total. Athletes lining up for the event will find themselves in a sanctuary for sports, natural life and tourism from around the globe.
Course – The 2.4-mile mass swim start is located at Jurere Internacional Beach in front of La Serena Restaurant. Expect the two-loop swim to be in an average temperature of 70ºF (21ºC). The two loop 112 mile bike course has four hills to break up the otherwise flat and fast sections. The 26.2 mile run consists of one large mostly flat loop with some short challenging hills before finishing with two smaller flat loops.