The capital of Argentina is a cultural metropolis, offering museums, theaters, carnivals and more. Its temperate climate, high-quality roads, and centralized location make it an ideal race location.
The largest city in Argentina, Buenos Aires is also the most visited city in all of South America. The city boasts historic sights and locations along with the modern accommodations of transportation and lodging. With its high accolades and stunning landscapes, Buenos Aires also boasts the highest quality of life in Latin America. Its location on the eastern shore of Argentina and off of the Rio de la Plata estuary makes Buenos Aires a perfect vacation destination in South America.
Argentina is the eighth largest country in the world. As its capital, Buenos Aires is a main cultural metropolis, offering museums, theaters, carnivals and much more. Its temperate climate, high-quality roads, and centralized location make Buenos Aires an ideal IRONMAN 70.3 race location.
The race will be staged along the beautiful Atlantic Coast of Argentina. The race venue is just north of downtown Buenos Aires in Tigre, an affluent residential and commercial area known for its rich culture and history.
Athletes will begin their day with a 1.2-mile (1.9 km) swim in the calm and warm waters of Puerto Canoas. The lake is surrounded by some of finest architecture in Buenos Aires, making it a truly unique course. Athletes will then embark on a flat and fast double-loop, 56-mile (90 km) bike course that travels through Camino de los Remeros and Boulevard de Todos los Santos with amazing views of the city. Finally, athletes will take on a 13.1-mile (21 km) run course that winds around the river and through a lovely residential zone full of Pine and Alamos trees. The course offers striking river and cultural views as it passes by some of the most scenic areas in Buenos Aires.