IRONMAN Cork 2019
IRONMAN is heading to the gem of Ireland's Ancient East to host the first ever full distance event in the country on 23 June 2019. IRONMAN Ireland, Cork, will showcase the beauty and rugged landscapes of County Cork - one of Ireland's most popular tourist destinations. With the race venue located in Youghal, Co. Cork, only 50 minutes’ drive from Cork City Airport and a 2-hour drive from Dublin, the race is perfectly situated for locals and international travellers to explore the charms of Ireland.
Featuring a 3.8km sea swim from the sandy Claycastle beach in Youghal, followed by a 180km bike course along the undulating coastal roads and fishing villages of Ireland’s coast and ending in a fast and flat 42.2km run through the ancient 5th century town of Youghal, this race will connect you to the heart of Ireland’s cultural heritage.
The perfect combination of Ireland’s fabled natural beauty, a convenient racing location and a well-balanced course, IRONMAN Ireland, Cork is a must-do race for 2019.
IRONMAN Ireland, Cork, offers 40 qualifying slots to the 2019 IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.