I imagine that travelling to run an Ironman (I guess two of the things you like most) must been a great experience!! Just as Tim expected, his swim time was faster that 1:20. Known by many as a half Ironman, the Ironman 70.3 races in Kansas City, MO are an excellent goal for triathletes looking for a new challenge. A sea swim in the bay, a fast bike course and a flat run, this race has clocked sub-8 hour times making it a sure-fire personal best course. I had already signed up for London Marathon in April 2018 and wanted to run well there and knew that… He dreamed about this moment all year. Now well established as part of the Ironman calendar, Barcelona is a large race that offers the standard 40 Kona slots to age group athletes. Ironman Power Calculator: How many watts will it take? Ironman Barcelona Race Report When I finally allowed myself the reality that I wanted to undertake the challenge of my first full Ironman in fall of 2017 I started by looking at the race schedule. An adjustment of 28:33 and a new course rating of 23:05 indicate that they were even faster than what is normal for Barcelona. Comment below if you have any questions or any advice for our readers. This stretch of road is lined with cheering friends and family members. For more details on the race, visit Ironman.com. Bike. I’m looking forward to combining the two again in the future , Your email address will not be published. - Travel and accommodation management of your reservation pre, during and post event. In all you’ll make 2.5 loops on the 180 km journey. For one week, tiny Calella is filled with triathletes and their friends and family. There’s lots of motivational music with announcers speaking in Spanish and English. Flights. (Sports Science) Aug 6th, 2015. This flat and fast course traces 39 km of scenic coastline from Calella to Montgat. I met Tim on the beach, prior to the swim start. I was thrilled for him…what an accomplishment.