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IRONMAN 70.3 SUPERFROG Event

September 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

IRONMAN 70.3 SUPERFROG serves as a charity fundraising race: $175 of each general entry will be a tax deductible donation to the IRONMAN Foundation. The donation portion of this entry will be used to support military and local charities including: the Navy SEAL Foundation, the Optimists Club of Coronado and the Islander Sports Foundation.

The original and longest running half-distance race, the SUPERFROG Triathlon was founded in 1979. The challenging course was designed by a group of Navy SEALs stationed at the Naval Special Warfare center in Coronado to both prepare them for the IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii and to enhance their training.

The race begins in Imperial Beach, CA, with a two-loop 1.2-mile swim in the open Pacific Ocean. Athletes will then embark on a four-loop, 56-mile bike course that travels along the beach community of Imperial Beach and scenic Highway 75. The course is flat and spectator-friendly along with beautiful ocean views.

The four-loop, 13.1-mile run reflects the beach running that SEALs do in training. Over half the course will include sand with aid stations along the way and at the southern point, a view of the Tijuana Hills. An energetic finish line awaits athletes as they round the iconic “Imperial Beach” sculptor to finish on the beginning of the pier.

 

Details

Date:
September 24
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/events/americas/ironman-70.3/superfrog.aspx#/axzz4pwVPabMP

Venue

Imperial Beach, CA
Imperial Beach, CA United States + Google Map

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