Subaru IRONMAN Canada® & Subaru IRONMAN 70.3 Canada®

Whistler – July 28, 2019

Registration for the 2019 Subaru IRONMAN® Canada triathlon in Whistler is now open! Take up the challenge to swim, bike and run through the beautiful lakes, roads and trails of British Columbia. Register now, lock in your training plan and book your accommodation for race week and training trips early.

Subaru IRONMAN Canada® Whistler Course

View course maps, elevation maps and turn-by-turn directions on the official IRONMAN Canada® website.

Swim

The swim course will take place in the clean, shallow waters of Alta Lake at Rainbow Park – just a short drive from Whistler Village. It will be a rolling start, and all swim buoys must be kept on the left. Athletes will not be required to exit the water to begin their second loop. The water temperature ranges between 18 and 22 degrees Celsius throughout the summer months. Expect a comfortable wetsuit-legal swim.

Swim Course


Bike Course

The new Subaru IRONMAN Canada three-loop bike course will offer one of the most picturesque and challenging courses on the North American circuit taking athletes on an undulating course through the Whistler Valley.

Bike Course


Run Course

The two-loop, 42.2 km (26.2 mi) run course follows the meandering Valley Trail past Lost Lake and Green Lake allowing spectators to reinvigorate athletes with a return through Whistler Village at the halfway point of the run. Athletes repeat the same loop a second time before finishing adjacent to Whistler Olympic Plaza.

Run Course


Subaru IRONMAN 70.3 Canada® Course

View course maps, elevation maps and turn-by-turn directions on the official IRONMAN Canada® 70.3 website.

Swim

The swim course will take place in the clean, shallow waters of Alta Lake at Rainbow Park - just a short drive from Whistler Village. It will be a rolling start, and all swim buoys must be kept on the left. Athletes will not be required to exit the water to begin their second loop. The water temperature ranges between 18 and 22 degrees Celsius throughout the summer months. Expect a comfortable wetsuit-legal swim.

Swim Course


Bike Course

The new Subaru IRONMAN 70.3 Canada single-loop bike course will bring athletes to the 2010 Winter Olympic ski jumping and Nordic venue. The nature of the new course routes will allow spectators to cheer and support the athletes seven times (three times for the Subaru IRONMAN 70.3 Canada) throughout the bike portion of the race.

Bike Course


Run Course

The one-loop, 21.1 km (13.1 mi) run course follows the meandering Valley Trail past Lost Lake and famous Green Lake. Spectators are able to reinvigorate athletes as they return through Whistler Village before finishing adjacent to Whistler Olympic Plaza on Blackcomb Way.

Run Course

 

Training Resources

Knowing the course can make a huge difference on race day, and all athletes are encouraged to come to Whistler early to scope out the route, get familiar with the facilities and log training hours in the water and on the roads.

Explore Whistler’s Terrain

Whistler Fitness Facilities

Alta Lake Temperature

Regular updates on the current temperature of Alta Lake will return in spring 2019

Road Updates

Highway 99 and roads around Whistler are usually snow free and swept free of gravel by late April/May.

Whistler welcomes Subaru IRONMAN Canada® Athletes and Supporters

Whether you are coming to race, support or spectate, there is plenty to see and do in Whistler. Arrive early to prepare and stay late and relax after the event.

Subaru IRONMAN Canada® Supporter and Spectator Itinerary

For friends and family of Subaru IRONMAN Canada® participants, we’ve come up with a handy itinerary to help you explore Whistler while your athlete makes their final preparations.

After the Race

Athletes will deserve rest and relaxation after finishing the epic race - here are some ideas for ways to celebrate, post race.

  • Book your athlete a post-race massage at one of Whistler's spas
  • Join up with other participants in one of Whistler's bars or pubs to raise a glass to victory
  • Gather with family and friends for a special meal and hear first-hand how the race went down
  • Celebrate with a gift - find the perfect present in one of Whistler's boutique shops

Whistler in Summer – Things to Do

  • Entertain the kids at the Blackcomb Base Adventure Zone, open daily
  • Get a different view of the mountains - ziplining, a tree top adventure or a ride on the incredible PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola
  • For added excitement try an ATV tour or white water rafting
  • Go on a family adventure and rent a bike or hike to one of Whistler's lakes for a day by the water
  • Play a gentle round of golf, hike or paddle post-race

Traffic Impacts

Siginificant traffic pattern changes will be in effect on the day of the race to ensure the safety of athletes, volunteers, participants and travelers. Highway 99 will be affected on race day – please adjust your travel plans accordingly.

View the 2019 Traffic Impact Guide

Visit the Resort Municipality of Whistler Website for resident information on getting around on IRONMAN race day.

Parking Changes

Changes to parking are required over race weekend, with locations of note including the transition areas in Day Lot 4 and Rainbow Park. Please check back next summer for update on parking changes.

View Parking Changes

Transit Changes

Due to highway closures, buses will be running on a modified schedule on race day.

 

10% Off YVR Skylynx During Ironman

Save 10% on your journey to and from Whistler between July 25-30 2019.


Athlete Appreciation Package - Book by June 30, 2019

Two free PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola Tickets with a 3+ night stay

Use Promo Code: IRONMAN2019 at checkout

Celebrate the height of your achievement and experience the best of summer in the mountains. At whistler.com we’re celebrating the IRONMAN in everyone with an exclusive Athlete Appreciation offer: book at least three nights in Whistler with us and we’ll give you two PEAK 2 PEAK 360 Experience Tickets, absolutely free*.

Simply enter the PROMO CODE: IRONMAN2019 at the checkout page, or call 1.800.944.7853 to speak to one of our Whistler based Travel Consultants.

*Offer is limited to first 50 bookings and only available to book with Subaru IRONMAN Canada® accommodation partners. Minimum 3 night stay required. 2 x PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola tickets will be added to your cart after you have entered a valid promo code and met the booking conditions. Vouchers cannot be re-sold or transferred to another person after the initial purchase has been completed. Whistler.com will not honor any voucher redemptions on re-sold vouchers. Tickets are not redeemable for cash. Book by June 30, 2019. Valid for arrivals between July 22-28, 2019. PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola tickets valid until October 14, 2019 -see PEAK 2 PEAK operating hours for further details.

2019 Subaru IRONMAN Canada® Whistler Partner Hotels



 

 

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Whistler Insider Ironman Guide

The Insider’s Guide to Watching
Subaru IRONMAN Canada®

Local's tips for how to get around on the day plus the best spots to catch all the action for the biggest race in the summer calendar.

PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola

Must Do List:
Whistler's Iconic Attractions and Sights

Here it is - the complete summer experience, the definitive list of what to see and do to get the flavour of the Coast Mountains.

Summer Lodging

Summer Lodging Deals
from $135 + Free Adventure Voucher

Book 3+ nights by May 31 to receive a free $25 Adventure Voucher


Photos from Past Subaru IRONMAN Canada® races in Whistler