2500 entries and 50 qualifying slots for the 2018 IRONMAN 70.3 World Chamionship are in stock for the athletes interested in IRONMAN 70.3 Gdynia, Poland. The race in „the sunniest city in Poland” is scheduled for August 6, 2017. Registration starts December 1. Basic entry fee is 165 EUR.
Currently, a pre-registration process is in progress. It was part of a cross-promotion action between IRONMAN 70.3 Gdynia and 5150 Warsaw. 'We expect around 500 entries to be sold in the pre-registration process', says Piotr Jakóbik, race organizer. 'This means there should be around 1.000 entries for 165 EUR available on December 1st'.
This is important information for those who want to save some money as the pricing is as follows:
- first 1.500 slots – 165 EUR
- next 500 slots – 195 EUR
- remaining 500 slots – 225 EUR.
History shows that the cheapest entries are usually sold out within a few hours so you need to be quick. Regular registration starts on Thursday, December 1st at 8 pm CET. In 2017, the race will offer 50 qualifying slots for the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship.
IRONMAN 70.3 Gdynia is a benchmark triathlon event in the Central & Eastern Europe, with 3.800 athletes taking part in the main race and the side events (sprint, relays & IRONKIDS) in 2016. The race combines swimming in the Gdansk Bay and a picturesque bike course leading through the hilly Kashubia region with running on the sea boulevards and main streets of Gdynia. The epic journey is completed at the one-of-its-kind finish area located at the main city beach, with thousands of enthusiastic fans filling up the tribunes.
Gdynia itself is reffered to as 'the city made of dreams and the sea'. Located at the Gdansk Bay, the city is known for its love for sports as well as its dynamically developing cargo port. It is always a popular holiday destination which comes as no surprise as Gdynia is 'the sunniest Polish city', according to a scientific research.