Allianz IRONMAN 70.3 Cartagena
This year on December 3, for the second time in Colombia will take place one of the biggest competitive events in the sports world: The Allianz IRONMAN 70.3 Cartagena presented by Gatorade.
Participants will race 70.3 miles (113 kilometers): 1.9 km of swimming, 90 km of cycling and 21.1 km of running. Swimming will be in the protected waters of the Bahia de las Animas. The transition from swimming to cycling will take place in the Camellón Plaza de los Mártires in front of the emblematic Torre del Reloj where athletes will begin their 90-kilometers through La Via al Mar.
The two-lap athletics tour (21km) will take athletes on a journey through the old city. Participants will begin their journey through the western part of the wall with an impressive view of the Caribbean Sea.
At the beginning of the course, the athletes will step back in time to the colonial years and will be part of the colorful and historic architecture, reasons that makes Cartagena a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The athletes will finish the Allianz IRONMAN 70.3 Cartagena presented by Gatorade in front of the iconic Torre del Reloj.
In 2016, the race obtained a high satisfaction average, naming this event as one of the most beautiful IRONMAN 70.3 races in the world, because of its beautiful landscapes and Cartagena's community filling the streets with music, typical costumes and a lot of enthusiasm to the participants.