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About Ironman

IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire

Following the outbreak of COVID-19, organisers can confirm that IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire cannot take place as planned on Sunday 7 June 2020.

More information and updates can be found on the official IRONMAN website.

Established in 2015, the event quickly grew to become the biggest Ironman 70.3 race in the UK. Nearly 8,000 competitors take part since while the race has also attracted some of the UK and the world’s best professional athletes.

Now in its sixth year, the full event consists of a 1.2-mile swim at Chasewater Country Park, followed by a 56-mile bike through the Staffordshire countryside and Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, finishing with a 13.1-mile run through Stafford town centre, now also taking in Stafford Castle.

 

Keep up to date with news of the Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire event

You can sign up to the Staffordshire Ironman 70.3 newsletter, and be among the first to know about any plans for future events in the region.

The economic benefits of hosting Ironman

The Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire event looks to incorporate Staffordshire tourist attractions including; Chasewater, Cannock Chase and Stafford Town Centre with:

  • An estimated £1.4 million being spent on food and accommodation by competitors 
  • Spectators spending around £1 million
  • Around £180,000 being spent with local suppliers who contribute to the successful running of the event 
  • An estimated £273,000 spent in the area on course recces and training camps throughout the whole year.

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