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IRONMAN Australia (+ IRONMAN 70.3)


As one of the longest running IRONMAN events on the global circuit, IRONMAN Australia boasts 31 years of historic moments.

Established in 1985, IRONMAN Australia remains an iconic global event consisting of a 3.8 kilometre swim, 180 kilometre bike course and 42.2 kilometre run, taking in the best of the Greater Port Macquarie region on what is arguably one of the most scenic IRONMAN courses in the world.

Taking place concurrently with IRONMAN Australia will be the renowned IRONMAN 70.3, fondly known as the half IRONMAN. This incredible IRONMAN festival will take place in Greater Port Macquarie on Sunday 7th May 2017.

Over 2500 competitors are expected at the starting line of the 2017 IRONMAN events, with qualifying slots up for grabs for the prestigious IRONMAN World Championships.

Road, Car Park and Boat Ramp Closures (+ how to get around on race day)

More details about road closures including timings and locations, car park closures, boat ramp closures and diversions in the area along with local access maps are available on IRONMAN Australia website's Getting Around on Race Day page. 


If you have any questions or concerns about the event that aren't addressed on the IRONMAN Australia website, please call the IRONMAN Australia Hotline on 1300 761 384.

IRONMAN Community Events 

In conjunction with the IRONMAN events will also be the new 'Bright Night Run' on Friday 5th May at 5pm, with lights, music and fun for the whole family.  Click here for more information.

PLUS the ever-popular IRONKIDS is back again this year on Saturday May 6th.  Got kids aged 5 to 13 years of age? The new 'run only' format will feature a genuine IRONMAN finish-shute finish (and all finishers get a medal)!  Click here for details.


The Port Macquarie region has a long, strong and proud history of volunteering for IRONMAN.  There are many benefits of getting involved in this iconic event.  Click here for more information about volunteering.


Greater Port Macquarie region with finish line at Town Green

Town Green Park
Port Macquarie 2444

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This page was last updated on: 13 April 2017