Ironman 70.3 World Championships 2016
The IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship will see the world’s toughest and most competitive athletes ascend on the Sunshine Coast for a gruelling physical and emotional race to the finish line.
Over 130,000 athletes participated in a season of qualifying races for the championship, a series which consists of over 85 events in locations such as Australia, Germany, South Africa and Switzerland.
The IRONMAN 70.3 event includes a 1.9km swim, 90km bike and 21.1km run.
View the official site for 2016 Schedule of Events.
Changed traffic conditions
View the full schedule of road closures. Affected residents and businesses will receive written advice from event organisers.
The course will be manned by QLD Police and a specialist road management company, along with volunteers. Road closures and detours will be in clearly shown; please follow all directions given by the event management team.
All bus services impacted by the event will be redirected as required. For updated bus timetables visit the Translink website and access the Journey Planner application. (please note: this information will be available closer to the event).
Remember to plan ahead, allow extra travel time when travelling to the event and follow the signage in place.
Free shuttle bus service
Mountain Creek High School to Mooloolaba (River Esplanade)
|Saturday 3 September: 8:00am – 6.00pm|
|Sunday 4 September: 4:30am – 8:30am, 12:30pm - 5:30pm|
Maroochydore (corner of Aerodrome Road and Parker Street) to Mooloolaba (Buderim Avenue)
|Saturday 3 September: 8:00am – 6:00pm|
|Sunday 4 September: 4:30am – 8:00am, 1:30pm - 4:30pm|
|Alexandra Headland Surf Life Saving Club to Mooloolaba (Buderim Avenue)|
Saturday 3 September: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday 4 September: 4:30am – 8:00am, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Ring Suncoast Cabs on 131 008. Plan ahead and book online by visiting the suncoastcabs website.
Please note: Mooloolaba Esplanade Taxi Rank will be relocated to Venning Street (out the front of Mantra Hotel) from 5:00am Friday 2 September until 11:00pm Sunday 4 September.
Free event parking is available in Mari Street, Alexandra Headland. Parking will be managed by the Alexandra Headland Surf Life Saving Club.
Saturday 3rd September
8:00am – 6:00pm
Access to Mari St is unrestricted on Saturday.
Sunday 4th September
4:30am – 8.00am and 1.30pm - 4:30pm
Access to Mari Street will be via Pacific Terrace and Alexandra Parade.
All public amenities will remain open throughout the duration of the event.