Ironman 70.3 Taupo – Taupo, New Zealand

IRONMAN 70.3 Taupō returns in 2019 on Saturday 7 December.
We had a near perfect 2018 race day in Taupo, setting the stage for a stellar 2019 event, with the venue set to host the 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships.

General Entries Open Monday 17 December 11am NZT. Check out what’s new for 2019.

About Taupō, New Zealand

Great Lake Taupō, home to the 2018 IRONMAN 70.3 Taupō, is a popular tourist destination, boasting the largest freshwater lake in Australasia and mountains made internationally famous after being featured in the Lord of The Rings trilogy.

Come for the race but enjoy so much more! World-class trout fishing, mountain biking, hiking, adrenaline pumping adventure activities, or just enjoy a relaxing stroll along the lake front. There are restaurants and accommodation options abound; a dynamic boutique retail area; numerous arts and craft galleries and plenty of natural hot pools for soothing your muscles after the big race.

Come and TRI in Nature’s Ultimate Playground!’IRONMAN 70.3 Qualifier Seal 2020

2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship Qualifying Race

There are qualifying slots to the 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship right here in Taupo!

Event Experience

The event has been well established in Taupō for 11 years, with 2015 introducing the inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 Taupō, that has become a course to rave about. We’re back in Taupo in 2019 for another fantastic event experience.

The 1.9km swim is located in the pristine fresh water Lake Taupō, the 90km bike rolls through New Zealand’s renowned rural landscape and the 21.1km run takes in the picturesque lake lined with spectator and local support.

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Dec 07 2019


08:00 - 17:00


Taupo, New Zealand
Taupo, New Zealand


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