Multi-year event expansion celebrates 20 years of IRONMAN Wisconsin


Celebrating 20 years of IRONMAN Wisconsin in 2022, IRONMAN and the Madison Area Sports Commission have announced a multi-year extension of the IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 events that will continue to be held in Madison, Wisconsin.

As part of the deal, next year’s IRONMAN Wisconsin Triathlon will return to its historic racing month, which will take place on September 11, 2022. Additionally, the 2022 edition of the IRONMAN 70.3 Wisconsin Triathlon will take place on Saturday 10 September 2022, create a festival weekend.

General registrations for IRONMAN Wisconsin 2022 and IRONMAN 70.3 Wisconsin are now open.

IRONMAN notes that … ‘To commemorate IRONMAN Wisconsin’s 20th anniversary, athletes can look forward to special activities throughout the week, including a parade class, signature wall and special awards-style banquet that will honor the top performance male, best female performance, most inspiring story, among other awards, athletes win a commemorative gift to mark the occasion. ‘

“Madison, Wisconsin is consistently voted one of the top IRONMAN triathlon destinations in our global portfolio of events and we couldn’t be happier that we can expand this partnership with the Madison Area Sports Commission to continue hosting events. IRONMAN events in this region for years to come, ”said Elizabeth O’Brien, Managing Director of IRONMAN Group.

“While we previously announced that the event would move to a summer date, we have collectively listened to input from athletes and the community and are happy to respect the tradition and historic date of September.

“We are looking forward to hosting the 20th celebration with two incredible IRONMAN branded events in one weekend next year. “

Madison, Wisconsin and surrounding area will host an IRONMAN 70.3 half-distance triathlon and an IRONMAN full-distance triathlon on consecutive days. Athletes from both events will complete the swimming portion of the event at Lake Monona.

Once out of the water and on the bike, athletes will cycle through south-central Wisconsin. The bike route includes long climbs where crowds congregate and quick descents where bike handling skills are required.

To complete their run, athletes will pass through downtown Madison, inside Camp Randall Stadium and around the University of Wisconsin campus that runs along the shores of Lake Mendota in Madison before crossing the finish line. in the footsteps of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

“We are delighted that the IRONMAN Wisconsin is returning to Madison in September 2022 and beyond,” said Jamie Patrick, vice president of the Madison Area Sports Commission.

“The 2022 race will feature an IRONMAN festival weekend with half-distance and full-distance triathlon races. This new festival format is the perfect way to celebrate 20 years and boast one of the favorite racing venues for IRONMAN athletes around the world.

Madison is the capital of Wisconsin and the second largest city in the state. It is also known for its extensive cycling infrastructure, with numerous cycle paths and cycle paths throughout the city. Many of these bike paths connect to state trails. With a geographically diverse landscape, this makes Madison a destination for all visitors.

The IRONMAN Wisconsin Triathlon will provide qualifying spots for the IRONMAN 2023 World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. The IRONMAN 70.3 Wisconsin triathlon will provide qualifying places for the 2023 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship taking place in Lahti, Finland.


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