Ironman has announced a new Ironman 70.3 race that will take place on the Sea of Galilee in Israel. The inaugural Ironman 70.3 Tiberias will take place on Nov. 12, 2021, with registration for the event opening on July 1.
“As the local organizers it is a dream come true to bring an Ironman 70.3 event to Israel. Our country has become a favorite destination for multiple very successful sports events, and we are looking forward to adding many more,” said Daniel Benaim, founder & CEO of local organizers, Comtecgroup.
The day beings with a 1.9 km swim in the Sea of Galilee, followed by a 90 km bike heads south of the city of Tiberias to Tzemach junction, then heads east and north of the Sea of Galilee to Kfar Nahum. The flat 21.1 km run course follows the western short of the Sea of Galilee.
The race will have 40 qualifying slots for the 2022 Ironman 70.3 World Championship on December 10 to 11, 2022, in Taupo, New Zealand.
More information on the new event is available here.