The Overlap between IRONMAN Pro Series and T100 Triathlon World Tour  

In the world of professional triathlon, season planning is an exercise in strategy and precision.  

This year, athletes face an additional challenge: overlapping dates between HOMBRE DE HIERRO Pro-Series and T100 Triathlon World Tour.  

This clash of calendars not only poses logistical dilemmas, but also forces triathletes to make crucial decisions that could define their careers. 

April and June: Immediate Decisions 

The season begins with difficult decisions. In April, the IRONMAN 70.3 Oceanside and PTO Asian Open Singapore They are scheduled just a week apart.  

Although technically feasible, competing in both events would require extraordinarily quick recovery and impeccable logistics. 

In June, the situation intensifies with the IRONMAN 70.3 Boulder and PTO California coinciding on the same dates.  

Athletes must choose between one of these prestigious events, potentially splitting triathlon's elite between two continents. 

The Critical Point of September and October 

However, it is the months of September and October where the overlap reaches its maximum.  

El IRONMAN World Championship female in Nice, it will be held on September 22 and only a week later the PTO European Open Ibiza , between the 28th and 29th. 

The same thing happens in the month of October, PTO Las Vegas openy the Men's IRONMAN World Championship in Kona they are also only a week apart. 

This proximity poses an enormous challenge for athletes who aspire to excel in both championships.  

Recovering and preparing for events of such magnitude in such a short period of time is a feat few could manage. 

Calendar IRONMAN Pro Seriers and T100 Triathlon World Tour 2024 

Date  IRONMAN Pro Series  T100 Triathlon World Tour 
April 6  IRONMAN 70.3 Oceanside  - 
Winners will be announced in March  -  PTO Miami 
April 12-14  -  PTO Asian Open Singapore 
April 27  IRONMAN Texas  - 
May 4  IRONMAN 70.3 St George  - 
May 11  IRONMAN 70.3 Mallorca  - 
May 19  IRONMAN 70.3 Chattanooga  - 
2 June  IRONMAN Hamburg  - 
8 June  IRONMAN 70.3 Boulder  - 
8-9 for June  -  PTO California 
16 June  IRONMAN Cairns  - 
23 June  IRONMAN 70.3 Mont Tremblant  - 
14 July  IRONMAN Vitoria - Gasteiz  - 
21 July  IRONMAN Lake Placid  - 
27 & 28 of July  -  PTO London 
18 August  IRONMAN Frankfurt  - 
25 August  IRONMAN 70.3 Tallinn  - 
September 1  IRONMAN 70.3 Zell Am See  - 
September 22  Women's IRONMAN World Championship  - 
28 and September 29  -  PTO European Open Ibiza 
19 and 20 October  -  PTO Las Vegas Open 
October 26  Men's IRONMAN World Championship  - 
December 1  IRONMAN 70.3 Busselton  - 
December 14 and 15  IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship  - 
16-17 for November  -  PTO Dubai 
November 29-30  -  T100 Grand Final 

Impact on Strategies and Careers 

These overlaps in dates are not just a logistical problem; profoundly affect athletes' racing strategies.  

Some may choose to focus on one circuit to maximize their chances of success, while others may attempt to compete in select events from both series, running the risk of suboptimal performance due to fatigue and travel. 

Furthermore, these decisions have implications in terms of visibility and sponsorship. Athletes must balance the opportunity to win prestigious titles with the need to maintain a constant presence on the professional circuit. 

Final reflection 

The overlap in dates between the IRONMAN Pro Series and the T100 Triathlon World Tour is a reflection of the growing competitiveness and popularity of professional triathlon.  

While it provides athletes with more opportunities to compete at a global level, it also requires them to make decisions that could have a significant impact on their career.  

Ultimately, how triathletes navigate this challenging schedule could define not only the current season, but also the future of their career path in the sport. 


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