APRIL, 26th | 2020
IRONMAN 70.3 Florianopolis 2020 will take place on April 26th. Registrations will open on May 15th.
The capital of the state of Santa Catarina in the south region of Brazil, Florianópolis is known for its beaches, lagoons, and waterfalls. With a history that dates back over 4,000 years, the area is filled with archaeological sites, landmark houses, churches, museums and fortresses with old Portuguese architecture. Activities abound for athletes looking to try their hand at surfing, backpacking, hang gliding, and mountain biking. IRONMAN 70.3 Florianópolis will lead athletes along 1.2-mile (1.9 km) swim, 56-mile (90 km) bike and 13.1-mile (21.1 km) run throughout the city that has lived the IRONMAN spirit for almost two decades, hosting IRONMAN Brazil.
The race will begin in the Ingleses Beach with a one-lap swim. After the swim, the one-loop bike course will take participants through a scenic an extremely fast course. Athletes will conclude the race with a three-loop run along sparkling beaches in one of the most beautiful cities in Brazil.
Floripa, as locals affectionately call Florianópolis, was the first city in South America to host an IRONMAN race almost 20 years ago. Since then it has turned into a sanctuary for sports, especially triathlon.
IRONMAN 70.3 offers 40 qualifying slots for the 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in New Zeland.