Next Sunday, September 29, the second edition of the IRONMAN 70.3 Cascais with a great Spanish presence, since it is the second country with the most participation to date. This year it is expected to reach the figure of 3.000 enrolled in the test.
Last year they participated more than 400 Spanish triathletes, becoming the test with the most presence outside our country with 13,6% of those currently enrolled
El IRONMAN 70.3 Cascais has been chosen in a survey conducted by IRONMAN as the best test in the Satisfaction category , rating it 3,5% above the average of the other tests of the franchise.
The aspects most praised by the participants were the tours, the conditions of fullfilment of security requirements on the road, the refreshment stations in competition and gifts to the athletes. The Exhibitors event partners and the beauty of Cascais, the host villa, were also presented arguments.
In 2018 the Portuguese event registered only 4% dropouts, which is also below the world average.
The Clubs will have their own competition, the IRONMAN TriClub
IRONMAN TriClub is a parallel competition to the individual where your club's athletes will score points to qualify for the 2020 European Club Championship. This year it will be played in Jönköping .
You can check the regulations for the test in this link: Regulations Triclub IRONMAN 70.3 CASCAIS
Last year with more than 72 nations represented, the club with the most members was Estoril Praia, which is also a local soccer club of the Portuguese second division.
The "King and Queen of the Mountain" award for the best climbers
As the last edition already started, the first to crown the section between the Mula river dam and Quinta do Pisão , between km 68.67 and 74.55 they will receive the King and Queen of the Mountain award.
The IRONMAN 70.3 Cascais has been part of the world circuit since 2017, with two consecutive crowds. Spain is one of the most represented countries, where last year Fernando Alarza got the victory and his qualification for this year's Ironman 70.3 World Championship.
If you are thinking about participating, take a look at this article: 6 things to keep in mind when traveling to Cascais and participate in the IRONMAN 70.3 Portugal
More information: http://eu.ironman.com/triathlon/events/emea/ironman-70.3/cascais/