Race Recon Reports

Ironman 70.3 Austin in Austin, TX


Race Type: Triathlon
Distance: 70.3 (Half-Ironman)
Entry Fee: $275
Overall Rating:

Why they rated as such:

Would have rated 5 but the conditions were really rough this year. Race was well supported though and had many improvements from 2014. There was an aid station at the swim for racers in later waves, a coffee tent, all dangerous areas on the course were well marked.


Did they travel?
Yes

Did travel impact their race?

N/A


COURSE SPECIFICS

Swim Course Rating:
Bike Course Rating:
Run Course Rating:

Course Details:

See above. Course was challenging due to weather conditions and rain.


WEATHER

Weather Details:

High 40’s in the morning and around 60’s towards afternoon. Initially overcast and then sunny.

Was the weather normal? Yes

MISC HELPFUL INFO

Link to Garmin/Polar/Etc. Course File: Other Comments:

Lots of spectators this year. It was a great atmosphere.


ABOUT THE SWAG

SWAG Rating: 3 About the SWAG:

T-shirt was better this year but the backpack was a joke. Very cheaply made.


SPECTATOR INFO

Spectator Friendliness Rating: 5 Spectator Comments:

3 loops on run. Great atmosphere this year.


Submitted by: Randy Messman ← Back to All Listings racerecon_banner