The endurance race covering running, cycling and swimming is being held of the second consecutive year in Colombo. Some 739 athletes from 58 countries will take part in the 70.3 miles (113km) event.
“The final spectator-friendly 21.1km run passes some of Colombo’s landmarks including a breakwater of the historic Port of Colombo will leave athletes and other participants with many memories to cherish. SLPA believe that this is an opportunity to stand as one and showcase Sri Lanka to global community,” the port authority said.
Ironman 70.3 Colombo brought to you by Sri Lanka Tourism and Promotions Bureau which is under the purview of Ministry of Tourism Development, Wildlife and Christian Religious Affairs, the Government of Sri Lanka.