Entries are open for the 2017 Standard Bank Ironman® 70.3 ® Durban triathlon. The 2017 edition of the popular triathlon, featuring a 1.9km swim, 90.1km bike and 21.1km run, is set to take place on Sunday 18 June 2017 at Suncoast, Durban. This year, a record 3028 athletes from 34 different countries entered, with the event selling out in less than three months. The rapid uptake of entries indicates just how the sport of triathlon has grown in South Africa along with the popularity of Durban has a host venue. The 2016 event saw over 1100 first-time athletes participating with a further 1300 first-timers in 2015. Tsogo Sun, the event’s official accommodation partner, is running special offers on accommodation to all registered athletes. For more information and to enter, visit www.ironman.com/durban70.3.
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