Iron Man 70.3 Westfriesland in Hoorn: a unique experience
Since 2019, Horn is the proud host of Ironman 70.3 Westfriesland. The event offers athletes a fast, flat course surrounded by the stunning landscape of the Netherlands with its windmills, polders, and historic villages. This year, Horn will once again welcome home and international athletes, especially from Germany, the United Kingdom and Belgium. The event also features a variety of entertainment, including the official Iron Man merchandise store and dining partners such as Gatorade, Morton, and the 226ers.
Thibault Villard, Regional Director Southwest Europe for the IRONMAN Group, is excited: “We look forward to welcoming all athletes to Westfriesland, which is an ideal environment for triathlon racing. We strive to provide an unforgettable racing experience for every athlete, from young IRON KIDS participants to competitive athletes In the short distances the Ironman figure is 70.3″. Eddie Bakker, Chairman of the Westfriesland Events Foundation, adds: “We are delighted to host Ironman 70.3 Westfriesland 2023. We are confident we will have another great event on the weekend of 25 June. The Ironman group has done a great job and together we will make Ironman 70.3 Westfriesland 2023 a huge success. With a revamped swimming, cycling and running course and all the elements of competition in one day, we believe we have succeeded in taking Ironman 70.3 Westfriesland to the next level for athletes, spectators and residents of Westfriesland.” .
Competitions start at 07:00 with a 1.9 km swimming course in Horn Ports. This is followed by an enhanced 90km cycle path through the beautiful surroundings of Westfriesland. The event ends with a 21.1km running track in the center of Horn.
More information about Ironman 70.3 Westfriesland and registration: www.ironman.com/im703-westfriesland .
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