Adventure staff attending the annual Interbike show in Las Vegas have been selected to volunteer at the 70.3 Ironman World Championship finish line.
The race begins with a 1.2-mile swim in Lake Las Vegas at Lake Las Vegas Resort. Next, athletes embark on a challenging 56-mile bike race through Lake Mead National Recreation Area that includes several steep climbs. Competitors finish with a 13.1-mile run through Henderson’s scenic residential areas with views of the Las Vegas Strip.
Athletes qualify for the World Championships through 50 Ironman events in locations such as China, Germany, South Africa and Switzerland. Participants in the World Championship will range in age from 18 to 70-plus and will represent all 50 states and nearly 50 countries.