Ironman UK moots new bike course

Two laps proposed for this year's race


To celebrate Ironman UK’s tenth year, the organisers have suggested changing the bike course to accommodate more athletes along the spectator sections.


The main change is making the 180km bike route a two-lap course which will take in the villages of Whittle-le-Woods, Croston and Mawdesley. A public meeting will be held at Runshaw College in Lancashire on 4 February to discuss the proposals and answer questions.

This year’s race (3.8km/180km/42.2km) will be be held on Sunday 20 July, and all 1,400 general entries sold out last August in just 50 hours.


More info on the proposed bike route for 2014 can be found here.