Ironman Lake Placid

On July 24, 2016, athletes from around the world will descend on the alpine village of Lake Placid to test their limits in the 18th 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. Click here to sign up today to compete with thousands of athletes! 

Ironman Lake Placid Course Maps & Spectator Guide

The highly anticipated race begins with the swimmers entering the water at 6:30 a.m. for 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.

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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 Sue Cameron at Competitors will tackle steep climbs, battle challenging elevation swings and race over rolling terrain for 140.6 grueling miles, as they vie for one of 50 coveted spots to the 2016 Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii.

Stay in Lake Placid for Ironman 2016

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 2016 Ironman Lake Placid competition early!

Race Results

Race results from 2015 can be found at the following link. See you next year!