2011 will be the inaugural year for “Ironman World Championship 70.3” being held in Henderson. The course will prove to be one of the toughest in the U.S.
The triathlon begins with a 1.2 mile swim in Lake Las Vegas at the Lake Las Vegas Resort. Next, athletes will embark on a challenging 56- mile bike through Lake Mead National Recreation Area which will include several steep climbs. Triathlon participants will finish with a 13.1 mile run through Henderson’s scenic residential areas with views of the entire valley.
The ironman World Championship 70.3 will offer a prize of $100,000 for distribution among the top professional male and female finishers. A registration fee is required for participants entering the event.
Spectator admission is FREE!