The inaugural IRONMAN Taiwan will be hosted throughout the stunning Kenting region on April 12, 2015.
IRONMAN Taiwan will be hosted throughout the stunning Kenting region. Located to the south, Kenting has not only become a major triathlon destination in Taiwan but also provides a vacation paradise for families and couples alike. Kenting will welcome athletes for its first IRONMAN race with full support from the government and the local community.
The event will complement the IRONMAN 70.3 Taiwan, which was first established in 2010. With the growing popularity of IRONMAN 70.3 Taiwan, local and international triathletes will now enjoy the additional option of an IRONMAN branded race offering participants a new challenge.
Renny Ling, the CEO of Taiwan Triathlon Co., Ltd, said he was honored and delighted to bring the IRONMAN series into Taiwan. “Taiwanese triathletes have yearned for an IRONMAN race for years. It’s an historic moment for us to launch IRONMAN Taiwan. We would like to welcome triathlon-lovers from all around the world and will show you the beauty and toughness of this island.”
General registration will open on Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Athletes will begin with a 3.8km swim in the famous waters of Kenting Beach. They will then experience to a mix of hills and flat stretches on the 180km bike leg before a 42.2km run that will take them along the coastline and through the popular night markets.
Official Qualifer 2015 IRONMAN World Championship World Championship Qualifying Race
There are 25 qualifying slots to the 2015 IRONMAN World Championship in Kaliua-Kona, Hawai`i.