IRONMAN 70.3 South American Championship, Santo Domingo ITU Triathlon World Cup, Challenge Cape Town, Challenge Iskandar Puteri and IRONMAN Cozumel
IRONMAN 70.3 South American Championship – 3rd November 2019
Fenella Langridge is Britain’s sole Pro representative at the half distance IRONMAN in Buenos Aires, Argentina this weekend. made her return from injury at Challenge Peguera-Mallorca.
Langridge took silver at the IRONMAN 70.3 European Championships in June, crossing the line ahead of Radka Kahlefeldt (CZE) to complete a one-two finish with British compatriot Holly Lawrence.
Age group athletes are also set to compete in the Argentinian capital. Amy Kilpin (F30-34) sets out for another half IRONMAN race after finishing 4th in her age group at IRONMAN 70.3 Lanzarote.
Tom Glanfield (M40-44) also prepares to take on the Argentinian heat. Glanfield competed at last year’s IRONMAN 70.3 Alcúdia-Mallorca, finishing in a time of 06:11:20. Rounding out the list of British athletes, Des Byrne is also set for the start line in the M55-59 age group.
Barclay Izzard will travel to the Dominican Republic for his final race of the year. The 21-year-old took gold in March at the Huelva ETU Triathlon European Cup and Ibero-American Championships, topping a podium consisting of Ignacio Gonzalez Garcia (ESP) and Ben Dijkstra (GBR).
This middle-distance race begins with a tough swim that makes way for a rewarding flat and fast bike course. Athletes will end the contest with a fast run, passing The Castle of Good Hope before reaching the finish line. IRONMAN world record holder Tim Don will be competing alongside Emma Pallant and Laura Siddall. Pallant recently took gold at both IRONMAN 70.3 Cascais and IRONMAN 70.3 Lazarote, whilst Siddall completed her third consecutive win at IRONMAN Australia this year.
Athletes traveling to Malaysia will begin their race in the Puteri Harbour Marina. From there they will then embark on a three-lap bike course, followed by two loops of the run course, finishing along the promenade.
Beginning in the reefs of Cozumel National Park, athletes will cycle along the coastline of the Caribbean Sea and race to the finish line at city hall square in San Miguel de Cozumel. Jacqueline Wild is set to escape the British winter for the heat of the Caribbean in this Mexican IRONMAN.