Ironman Japan 2015 confirmed in Hokkaido. Registration opens Oct 27th
Entry will open on Monday 27 October 12:00 JST. Read more information on the Register page.
Race is on Sunday 23 August, 2015!
IRONMAN Japan Hokkaido will take place on 23 August, 2015 in Hokkaido, Japan.
The IRONMAN race venue is located in the southwest region of Hokkaido at Lake Toya. The town of Toya has a relaxing atmosphere surrounded by natural beauty and is renowned for its Onsen (hot springs) – perfect for post-race recovery. Responsible for the hot springs is Mt. Usu, one of the most active volcanoes in the world, which is located right next to the crystal clear lake. If you are looking for a new IRONMAN challenge, ready explore a new location and experience a different culture, then this is the race for you.
The Event Experience
Japan has a long history with IRONMAN, dating back to 1985 as the first IRONMAN event in Asia and the second international qualifier after New Zealand. 2014 race day features an inviting swim in the flat, clear drinkable water of Lake Toya; a bike course with impressive views of imposing mountains, volcanoes and lush farmland; and wraps up with arguably one of the sport’s most spectacular run courses alongside Lake Toya showcasing fireworks in the night sky.
IRONMAN World Championship Qualifying Race
There are 40 qualifying slots to the 2015 IRONMAN World Championship in Kaliua-Kona, Hawaii.
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