IRONMAN UK & Ireland Tour 2018
Following on from our look back at the 2017 season for IRONMAN UK & Ireland, we wanted to have a look to see what 2018 will bring.
If you want to race on home soil then you have six races to choose from; four IRONMAN 70.3 and two full IRONMAN distance events:
- IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire – 10th June 2018 (4th edition of the event).
- IRONMAN 70.3 Edinburgh – 1st July 2018 (2nd edition of the event).
- IRONMAN UK, Bolton – 15th July 2018 (14th edition of IRONMAN UK, 10th edition at Bolton).
- IRONMAN 70.3 Dun Laoghaire – 19th August 2018 (1st edition of Dun Laoghaire)
- IRONMAN Wales – 9th September 2018 (7th edition of the event).
- IRONMAN 70.3 Weymouth – 23rd September 2018 (3rd edition of the event).
What you need to know
There have been a few changes to some of the events, Ireland’s 70.3 has a new base and name: IRONMAN 70.3 Dublin is now IRONMAN 70.3 Dun Laoghaire. Dún Laoghaire was previously the swim base for IRONMAN 70.3 Dublin and will now provide a home to the whole event. Here is the full announcement: IRONMAN 70.3 Dún Laoghaire, Ireland announced.
There has also been course changes at IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire details here: IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire New Course and at IRONMAN UK Bolton details Changes announced for 10th IRONMAN UK in Bolton.
We had an in-depth chat with Sam Brawn about the Bolton changes and this is a must read for anyone looking to watch or do the event: IRONMAN UK Race Director Sam Brawn talks Bolton changes for 2018.