To sign-up for our daily news e-mails, visit our. This year’s route takes athletes through the Northern countryside, starting with a point to point from Pennington Flash to Bolton for the first few miles. Text Block Subtitle (Centered): IRONMAN 70.3 Sponsored by [Title Sponsor Name Here] Bolton is proud to host IRONMAN UK. Changes are coming to Bolton this July, for the 2020 edition of IRONMAN UK. Home > Triathlon News > Event News > New bike course for IRONMAN UK 2020. IRONMAN TriClub Program: Get all the info you need to be always the club on top. Ironman UK. “Year after year we continue to be inspired by every athlete that has taken on the IRONMAN UK race. Search your triathlon course poster 2020 Politie Triathlon Sprint print ... 2019 Ironman Bolton print Bolton Iron Man - Distance: 180.86 km - Elevation: 907 hm - Location: Leigh, England, United Kingdom IRONMAN UK has introduced an updated bike course, giving athletes an exciting new challenge at the iconic Bolton-based race taking place 12 July 2020. The IronMan UK Run Course is a loop with a total elevation gain of just over 300m. Ironman UK 2018 (July 15th) – Seedings; Ironman UK 2018 (July 15th) – Entry List; Ironman UK 2017 – Analyzing Results; Ironman UK 2017 (July 16th) – Seedings; Ironman UK 2017 (July 16) – Entry List Swim: Salt River, 1 lap; Bike: Total Elevation Gain 785m/2577ft, 3 laps; Run: … Bolton welcomes Ironman UK for the 11th time in its 15-year history and 1,900 athletes aged 17 to 70 will be part of the action. The 11 th edition of Ironman UK came to Bolton and it was definitely one to remember! Ironman Arizona, USA. * IRONMAN U: Athlete Courses * IRONMAN U: Coaching Certification * 5150 Triathlon Series Announcement and Race Registration Alerts * ITU World Triathlon Series Races and Registration Alerts * Starting at 8:00a.m We will meet at the area where the T2 is on the big day (just off the Linkway near the Macron Stadium) Riders will have the benefit of riding with experience club members who will lead the ride and take in all the highlights of the Ironman Route. IRONMAN UK has earned a reputation for being a challenging race with some of the best spectator support and race atmospheres in Europe. The locality and calm lake swim make it an ideal first-time choice, while the bike course will challenge the toughest of riders. This race is known for its iconic spectator support, incredible North West English bike course scenery, and impressive finish line in the heart of the town centre. The event consists of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride finishing with a marathon into Bolton town centre. Thanks for the feedback. One of the most memorable part of the Ironman UK 2019 bike course remains, and athletes will still climb past Black Dog Pub in Belmont and onto Sheephouse Lane before heading back towards Bolton. This will then become a 3-lap bike course to and from an experiential perspective, the route is slightly faster with 650 feet reduction in climbing. Receive more great content like this in your inbox! We want to make sure our athletes have the best experience possible and because of this, we have decided to make some changes the 2020 bike course,” said Sam Brawn, IRONMAN UK Race Director. “The new route means that we will get even more chance to cheer on athletes and support them on their journey. Part of a global series of events with over 50,000 participants, Bolton is home to the largest IRONKIDS event worldwide: over 3,500 young athletes will race through the streets of Bolton Town Centre, before finishing under the iconic IRONMAN finish gantry. The IRONMAN UK 2019 bike course was seen as a new challenge to those athletes who raced it and this updated bike course will provide an exciting new challenge to all that take it on. “I know local communities will once again be out in force, as they were for Tour of Britain. From here competitors will continue east towards Bury and continue the 3-lap bike course. Moorland fires in the region forced adjustments to this year’s course – the race went ahead with a reduced bike of 95 miles. The event featured a brand-new bike course which was 112 miles long. IRONMAN UK has introduced an updated bike course, giving athletes an exciting new challenge at the iconic Bolton-based race taking place 12 July 2020. This will then become a 3-lap bike course and from an experiential perspective, the route will be slightly faster with 650 feet reduction in climbing. more comments , FOLLOW US. yuriy888 - 11/30/2020. Find yours below. Athletes will then pass numerous spectator hotspots before finishing at Victoria Square. IRONMAN UK is delighted to continue to work with Blackburn and Darwen for this year’s race, as there will be a few technical descents through Edgworth, Turton and Chapeltown at the north end of the course, with a short stint on the A666. I know local communities will once again be out in force, as they were for Tour of Britain.”, “I would also like to thank neighbouring authorities for their support which allows us to put on this great event, attracting thousands to our region.”. The 2020 bike course will no longer be using Pickup Bank, Eccleshill, Hoddlesden or Blacksnape Road towards Edgworth. Interactive Map The two-loop 2.4 mile (3.8 km) swim course takes place at Pennington Flash Country Park, opened in 1981. The Ironman Uk is a Triathlon race in Bolton, consisting of a Ironman. Read on for details of Hotels and Bed & Breakfasts close to the start, finish line and along the course. A new bike course, with a 650 feet reduction in total climbing versus the tough course set 12 months ago. One of the most memorable part of the IRONMAN UK 2019 bike course remains, and athletes will climb past Black Dog Pub in Belmont and onto Sheephouse Lane before heading back towards Bolton. We are excited that this year athletes will get to experience more of the iconic IRONMAN UK spectators support, as their families and friends will get to cheer them on multiple times!”, Leader of Bolton Council, Cllr David Greenhalgh, added “We are really pleased that the IRONMAN UK team has listened to feedback from athletes. © 2021 endurance.biz. The Ironman UK triathlon involves a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride finishing with a marathon into Bolton town centre. The Winner Available as a poster or printed on aluminum! The IRONMAN UK 2019 bike course was seen as a new challenge to those athletes who raced it. If you can add a VR course for the Bolton Ironman course bike leg, I'd be extreeeeeemly grateful! Take in the incredible Lancashire scenery and a finish line in the heart of historic Bolton. We are excited that this year athletes will get to experience more of the iconic IRONMAN UK spectators support, as their families and friends will get to cheer them on multiple times!”. IRONMAN UK has also removed the undulating climbs through Ramsbottom, Helmshore and Hoddlesden and as well as the long technical climbs and descents through Eccleshill and Blacksnape. This will then lead into the descent through Egerton and Belmont. One of the most memorable partS of the IRONMAN UK 2019 bike course remains, and athletes will climb past Black Dog Pub in Belmont and onto Sheephouse Lane before heading back towards Bolton. Dubbed one of the UK's friendliest towns, Bolton is the home of England's only full-distance IRONMAN. We focus on 'the business of athlete experiences'. This year’s event will see a full, three-day festival weekend in Bolton with the addition of the Night Run on Friday 10 July followed by the world’s biggest IRONKIDS race on Saturday 11 July and the main event, IRONMAN UK on Sunday 12 July. Welcome to endurance.biz, the dedicated information site for the international endurance sport industry. IRONMAN UK blew through Bolton at the weekend, completely taking over the town. The IRONMAN UK 2019 bike course was seen as a new challenge to those athletes who raced it and this updated bike course will provide an exciting new challenge to all that take it on. Thursday, 13th Feb 2020 Ironman UK has announced a new bike course for the iconic Bolton-based race on July 12. The IRONMAN UK 2019 bike course was seen as a new challenge to those athletes who raced it. The 2020 bike course will no longer be using Pickup Bank, Eccleshill, Hoddlesden or Blacksnape Road towards Edgworth. Hero Text Instructions. This copy should match the race card. This will then lead into the descent through Egerton and Belmont. The day also included a 2.4-mile swim and to finish it all off…a marathon. It’s certainly not a ‘flat and fast’ course, but the attraction of IRONMAN UK has never been that, either in Bolton or even back to its first venue (2005 to 2008), in Sherborne. Please submit your updated sponsors, titles, and dates to them. A mid-sized race with the standard 40 Kona slots on offer to age groupers. We named Ironman UK 7th in our top 10 European iron-distance races suitable for first timers. The event consists of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride finishing with a marathon into Bolton town centre. Dubbed one of the UK's friendliest towns, Bolton is the home of England's only full-distance IRONMAN. Bolton course is in the works for running. The changes to the IRONMAN UK 2020 bike course will bring more spectator support to race, as spectators will get to cheer on their athlete’s multiple times. The event consists of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride finishing with a marathon into Bolton town centre. Moments after finishing Ironman Vichy 2016 I think I decided I was going to be doing Ironman Bolton. Marathon Sunday 16th May 2021 - 0900hrs / Cost £55 Start and finish in Queens Park, the single lap route takes in many different areas of Bolton. The new route means that we will get even more chance to cheer on athletes and support them on their journey. Minimal course prints of Ironmans, Ironman 70.3 and Triathlons from all over the world. Bolton, England, United Kingdom Everyone is more than welcome. While it’s been hosted in Bolton for a decade this year’s race saw large changes to the bike course. This week’s race analysis is for Ironman UK. Although not a lot of climbing it … All participate in the national quality grading scheme and are star rated. I had just finished 3 rd in my age group after a 4 month back injury with no run training, and Bolton had just had one person in my age group – and she didn’t finish. Thousands of triathletes took to the streets of Bolton as the famous event returned. 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Blackburn with Darwen Council Leader, Mohammed Khan, said: “We’re really pleased to be welcoming IRONMAN UK back to Blackburn with Darwen and extra excited to see if Brian can do the borough proud and retain his crown.”, “We’ve worked with Bolton Council and IRONMAN to help make this happen and map out the new route for 2020 with a view to making it the best ever.”. IRONMAN UK is delighted to continue to work with Blackburn and Darwen for this year’s race, as there will be a few technical descents through Edgworth, Turton and Chapeltown at the north end of the course with a short stint on the A666. From here competitors will continue east towards Bury and continue the 3-lap bike course. 4.84 ... think the new course has spoiled the event slightly, but to be fair it's only it's first year so it … July 4, 2021. IRONMAN UK has introduced its updated bike course giving athletes an exciting new challenge at the iconic Bolton-based race taking place 14 July 2019, ushering in the most significant changes since the first race in Bolton ten years ago. IRONMAN UK has introduced an updated bike course, giving athletes an exciting new challenge at the ‘iconic’ Bolton-based race taking place 12 July 2020. All rights reserved. The Sunday will see us host a taster session ride and run of the Iron Man route. Many hotels and guesthouses have provided two night packages for the event. Leader of Bolton Council, Cllr David Greenhalgh, added: “We are really pleased that the Ironman UK team has listened to feedback from athletes. Both are managed by Webmasters. The Bolton event took place on Sunday with a field in excess of 1,800 athletes competing for 40 Kona age group slots.