Ironman Mallorca will take place on May 18th in the small city of Alcudia, in Mallorca. The competition is closer, the participant are already register and ready to overcome this race including the 2.4-mile swim, the 112-mile bicycle ride, and the 26.2-mile run course.
Alcudia is located in the northern part of the island. This city is well known for its wonderful beaches and the quiet everyday life. Be Live Gran Palace de Muro is located only 4 miles away from the Alcudia port, where the competition is taking place. The beach resort has prepare a special package, called Be Ironman for the athletes, their families and the assistants. It offer a stay of 124€ per night consisting of welcome drink, cycle store, early check-in, exterior/interior swimming pool, free room upgrade (depending on availability), free entrance to the Spa and unlimited use of its facilities (circuit), late check-out, Mallorca map, 30% discount on SPA massages and treatments, safe deposit box, sauna, special food for athletes and transfer to the course (on request). The package is only available stays between 03/05/2014 and 12/05/2014. Minimum stay required 2 nights.
The route on this year edition of the Thomas Cook Ironman 70.3 Mallorca begins with a swimming competition in open water in the Alcudia Bay. The athletes will swim back and forth to a buoy located 470 yards inside the water.
The race continuous with the bike course starting in Alcudia harbor and passing along the coast for 5,5 miles, before going over the Tramuntana Mountains located in the inland of Mallorca Island. The route will cross many interesting cities like Pollença, Lluc, Caimari, Moscari, Campanet, Muro, Sa Pola, Santa Margalida, Petra, Artá, and Can Picafort before gets back to the coast for the final kilometers.
The last part of the race, as always, will be the marathon starting from the Expo facilities. The run course will probe that participants know how to run over different surfaces, since the route passes by a highway, the beach and the Alcudia downtown streets made out of cobblestone.
Fifty of the participants racing on the Ironman Mallorca will be classify for the Ironman 70.3 World Championship. This year finale will be taking place for the first time outside United States in Mont-Tremblant (Quebec, Canada). This amazing place has already hosted the Ironman and the Ironman 70.3 and has probe to be the perfect location for this tough race.