Ironman Lake Placid
On July 27, 2014, athletes from around the world will descend on the alpine village of Lake Placid to test their limits in the 15th annual Ironman Lake Placid. A favorite among competitors, the Lake Placid Ironman is the second oldest Ironman in North America and one of the sport's most popular courses.
Ironman Lake Placid Course Maps
The highly anticipated race begins with a 2.4 mile swim across beautiful Mirror Lake, followed by a demanding 112-mile bike leg through the Adirondack Mountains, and ends with a full marathon through the mountains and downtown that ends at the Olympic speed skating oval in the village of Lake Placid.
For a copy of the 2012 Athlete Guide, click the image to the right. Course maps can be downloaded below:
If you're interested in volunteering for next year's race, you'll find all the information you need at the ironman volunteer page or contact Kathy Pfohl at Kathy@lakeplacid.com. Competitors will tackle steep climbs, battle challenging elevation swings and race over rolling terrain for 140 grueling miles, as they vie for one of 50 coveted spots to the 2013 Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii.
Stay in Lake Placid for Ironman 2014
If you're attending in support of family and friends, the Lake Placid course loops through the village offering several opportunities to watch and cheer on the athletes. There are also a variety of shops, restaurants, and family-friendly activities on Main Street that will entertain you while your competitor is on course.
Ironman weekend can sell out as much as a year in advance - be sure to book your stay at one of the many Lake Placid hotels for the 2014 Ironman Lake Placid competition early!
Race results from 2013 can be found at the following link. See you next year!