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2014 Ironman 70.3 World Championship Course Preview

A look at the course for this year's Ironman 70.3 World Championship, set for this Sunday, Sept. 7 in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada.

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A look at the course for this year’s Ironman 70.3 World Championship, set for this Sunday, Sept. 7 in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada.

Photos by Julien Heon.

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Swim

– Water temp: 65 degrees F (18 degrees C)
– One-loop lake swim from a beach start
– Easy conditions in calm freshwater
– Ends with a 300-meter run to T1

Bike

– Through forests and mountains
– 95% of course is closed to traffic
– 70% of course is newly paved
– Montee Ryan is the most consistent/flat portion
– Chemin Duplessis features rolling terrain
– Possible wind on Route 117 (average grade 6%)
– Max slope: 15%
– Total ascent: 900 meters (2,953 feet)

Run

– Two laps of 6.55 miles
– Rolling hills
– Max slope: 24.4%, -24.4%
– Average slope: 5.9%, -5.7%
– Finish is in the heart of the pedestrian village

Weather Forecast

High of 66 degrees F/19 degrees C
Low of 46 degrees F/8 degrees C

Elevation

820 feet above sea level

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