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Becoming an Ironman Triathlete


The ultimate challenge for a triathlete is finishing a full IRONMAN® Triathlon race and earning bragging rights for life. You also earn the privilege to wear the iconic M-DOT logo on apparel or even as a tattoo like many die hard triathletes have done.

What is an IRONMAN® Triathlon?

An Ironman Triathlon is a test of  extreme human physical and mental endurance.

What does a Full IRONMAN® Triathlon Consist of?

An Full Ironman Triathlon consists of completing three consecutive sports covering a total distance of 140.6 miles.

Swimming 2.4 miles

Cycling 112 miles

Running 26.2 miles

How do you become an IRONMAN® Triathlete?

To become an Ironman Triathlete you must successfully complete the race within the predetermined cut-off times and under a total time of 17 hours.

Other Variations of IRONMAN® Triathlon Races

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