IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship 2019, Nice

The IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship event expects to attract more than 6,000 athletes from over 100 global qualifying events in locations such as Austria, Australia, China, Germany, Spain, South Africa, Sweden and the USA.

Start Date 3.9.19
Nights 6
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The IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship is being held in Nice, France. The event will take place on Saturday, September 7th and Sunday, September 8th, 2019, and will be the first time IRONMAN holds a world championship event in France.

As the capital of the Alpes-Maritimes on the French Riviera in the southeast coast of France, Nice first hosted an IRONMAN event in 2005 and since then has been one of the most popular locations on the IRONMAN race circuit. The world championship is the pinnacle event in the IRONMAN 70.3 calendar and with global rotation that began in 2014, it showcases the best venues IRONMAN has to offer around the world.

The IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship event expects to attract more than 6,000 athletes from over 100 global qualifying events in locations such as Austria, Australia, China, Germany, Spain, South Africa, Sweden and the USA.

 

Travel and Accommodation

Tri Travel provide the best Nice event accommodation and a comprehensive race week itinerary to make the most of your time at the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship. Tri Travel arrange all the travel logistics, and are the leaders in sports travel solutions for athletes and their supporters. Tri Travel have been helping athletes achieve their goals for 20 years.

Tour inclusions:

  • 6 nights’ accommodation
  • Airport Transfers (Nice international airport to hotel return)
  • 1 x basic bike check (major work at a cost)
  • Bike course orientation by bus
  • Team swim session over the course
  • Team run session over part of the course
  • Team help desk at the Official Hotel
  • Team Welcome Breakfast

Tri Travel are experts in endurance events. Through our years of experience, we provide our athletes with the best opportunity to both perform at their best, and fully experience the event location and race-week activities. Family and supporters are a vital part of the athlete’s race, which is why Tri Travel provide the total event experience to all our tour members.

As one of the premier tourist destinations in the world, Nice accommodation options sell out quickly, but Tri Travel have the best event hotels for athletes to be close to all the action.

Visiting Nice, France

Nice, the fifth largest city in France, acts as a magnet attracting people from all over the world, for a multitude of reasons. Situated on the warm waters of the Mediterranean Sea in the heart of the French Riviera, Nice is the perfect tourist destination for its combination of weather, chic cafes and restaurants, shopping and relaxed lifestyle. It is also a short drive to Monaco, then across the boarder to Italy.

Weather

The weather in September for the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship is expected to be around 25 degrees – perfect race conditions!

Visa

Australians traveling to France do not need a travel visa.

The IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship is part of a week-long festival that will include a range of lifestyle events for the community and visitors to enjoy. The event will incorporate a swim in the pristine waters of the Mediterranean Sea and a run course along Nice’s historic Promenade des Anglais waterfront.

Swim

The start takes place on the Quai des Etats-Unis, when the sun rises, and you are off to a 1.9KM swim in the Mediterranean Sea.

Check out the swim map here. 

Bike

A challenging course that will lead you to the Col de Vence ! A 9 Km climb at a 6.6% average to reach a 962m altitude. The descent is absolutely sumptuous through the most beautiful villages in France. Take the most of this course between the sea and the mountains.

Check out the bike map here.

Run

You will run both ways along the legendary Promenade des Anglais, between the sea and the palm trees and the public will push you until the finish-line of this IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship.

Check out the run map here. 

For more information on the event, the schedule for athletes during the week and an overview of the venue, please click below for all the details.

EVENT SCHEDULE

VENUE MAP OVERVIEW

What's Included?

Accommodation

Accommodation

Our location and race knowledge allows us to secure some of the best accommodation covering all budgets.

Full Course Orientation

Full Course Orientation

With our team of course experts, we make sure you understand all the key parts to the race.

Full transport and Logistics

Full transport and Logistics

From the moment we meet and greet you at the airport, through the tour experience. We provide the best quality transport and logistics.

Training

Training

Catered training sessions on the entire course

Bike Support

Bike Support

Bike support and access to mechanics and bike shop

Race Week Event Access

Race Week Event Access

Transport and reserved seating to the welcome dinner and presentation night

Merchandise Pack

Merchandise Pack

Exclusive sponsor and merchandise apparel.

Detailed Itinerary

Detailed Itinerary

It's nice to have some structure and plan, especially when you're about to do the race of your life!

Nutrition and Hydration advice

Nutrition and Hydration advice

Each location has its different environment and requirements. We have the location and course knowledge to support your plan.

Race Day Strategy Advice

Race Day Strategy Advice

Last minute nerves leading into race day. We are there to keep you on course.

Race Day Gear Advice

Race Day Gear Advice

With all the age group and professional athletes, we speak to and see. We are there for guidance and support.

Free time for you and your family/ friends

Free time for you and your family/ friends

It's not all go go go, we allocate plenty of time to relax and enjoy your tour experience with friends and family.

Highly experienced team

Highly experienced team

All staff on hand are there to deliver an awesome experience. Nothings too much to ask.

Tri Travel Functions

Tri Travel Functions

Our group breakfasts and dinners are always a laugh and some fun. Get to know other like-minded athletes and people.

Extras

Flights

Let Tri Travel find the best flight options

Bike Insurance

Through our partners we offer comprehensive bike insurance.

Travel Insurance

Through our partners we offer discounted travel insurance

Pre and Post Travel Plans

Looking to holiday before or after the race? We provide full travel solutions and options.

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The Tri Travel Difference

The little things that make your experience unique with us.

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    Ask all the questions you need to prepare yourself for the race. We have all the answers.
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    We have hand selected the best for you. They are here to support your race.
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    We have fun on our tours, and you’ll take away memories that last a lifetime.
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