El IRONMAN Portugal-Cascais, which will be celebrated on October 19, has positioned itself in a few years as one of the best tests of the IRONMAN franchise.
This test that takes place in the beautiful town of Cascais, It has 2 distances in which to compete since the IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 Portugal will be held on the same day.
It has one of the most impressive circuits in Portugal, in addition to the historical heritage offered by the city of Cascais and its surroundings.
If you are looking for a goal for this year, this test may be perfect.
Here we give you six reasons that make the IRONMAN Portugal-Cascais a test to take into account:
Formula 1 circuit
Participants will have the unique opportunity to compete on a Formula 1 circuit, experiencing the thrill of racing in an iconic, adrenaline-charged environment.
Perfect to close the season
As it is held at the end of the year, it offers more time to train and is perfect for making your debut or ending the season in style.
Cultural and tourist wealth
Cascais is not only a sports destination, but also a place full of culture, with museums, monuments and excellent gastronomy
The course has a great variety of landscapes, which keeps athletes motivated throughout the race.
Mostly flat cycling course
Although it includes some climbs, most of the 180km circuit is flat, allowing riders to enjoy a fast and scenic ride.
Swimming in a protected bay
The race begins with a 3.8 km swim circuit in the beautiful Cascais Bay, offering spectacular scenery and ideal water conditions for athletes.
On top of all this, Cascais offers a complete tourist experience, allowing visitors and athletes to explore its old town, enjoy the beaches and visit the impressive Boca do Inferno.
Registration for both distances, Full and 70.3, is still open
More information on Official Site