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Ironman European Championship

Ironman European Championship through Frankfurt

5 Jul 2009 (annual)
Hours: Competition begins at 7am
Cost: Free to watch
Telephone: +49 (0) 6181 42 254
Fax: +49 (0) 6181 49 46 23
Address: Bɒcherweg 13a, 63477, Maintal-Frankfurt, Germany
Link: Ironman Germany Website
The Ironman European Championship in Frankfurt is one of the major events on the German sporting calendar. Together with the Iron Man Triathlon in Hawaii, it is the largest iron-man challenge in the world.
The contest features a 3.8km swim on the Langener Waldsee, a 180km cycle race through Frankfurt and its surrounding area and a 42.2km marathon along the Main riverbanks to round off the event. The triathletes begin bright and early at 7am and finish up in the evening at the RɆmerburg.

Sporting, gastronomic and cultural events take place in the run-up to the contest.
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