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Who Will Dethrone Lucy Charles-Barclay and Gustav Iden at the 2022 Intermountain Healthcare IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship?


ST. GEORGE, Utah (Oct. 27, 2022) – The 2022 Intermountain Healthcare IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship presented by Utah Sports Commission triathlon once again returns to St. George, Utah in the United States of America.

In the Land of Endurance, two days of triathlon racing will feature nearly 100 professionals and 6,000 registered age-group athletes. On Friday, Oct. 28 professional and age-group women take the course followed by the professional and age-group men on Saturday, Oct. 29. Live coverage of 2022 Intermountain Healthcare IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship presented by Utah Sports Commission triathlon will air exclusively on Outside Watch.

Hosts Michael Lovato and Dede Griesbauer will be calling the action in studio on both days, as analysts Greg Welch and Matt Lieto report from the triathlon course on both days. Special oncourse guests will also join the broadcast, including past IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 World Champion, Mirinda Carfrae, bringing the audience deep inside one the world’s most iconic triathlon events.

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Key moments from the extensive live coverage will include*:
07:00 a.m. – Pre-race show
07:30 a.m. – Race Start – Professional Athletes
11:30 a.m. – Estimated finish time for the female winner on Friday, Oct. 28, 2022
Coverage of the professional female podium to follow
11:00 a.m. – Estimated finish time for the male winner on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022
Coverage of the professional male podium to follow
Post-Race Show after the professional podium ceremony
Live finish line camera for all the Intermountain Healthcare IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship presented by Utah Sports Commission age-group finishers
*All times listed MT

The professional field will feature defending champions, Lucy Charles-Barclay (GBR) and Gustav Iden (NOR). A stacked field of professional women include Olympic Gold medalist Flora Duffy (BMU), Taylor Knibb (USA), Paula Findlay (CAN), and host of athletes from the United Kingdom, including Emma Pallant-Browne, Holly Lawrence, and Nikki Bartlett among others. Iden’s countrymate, Kristian Blummenfelt, American’s Ben Kanute, Sam Long, and dark horse Eric Lagerstrom plus a whole host of other talented men including Miki Taagholt (DNK), and Frederic Funk (DEU), will look to dethrone Iden on Saturday.

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The triathlon will kick off with a 1.2-mile (1.9km) ROKA Swim Course, which takes place in Sand Hollow Reservoir located in Sand Hollow State Park in Hurricane, Utah. A challenging 56-mile (91.3km) FULGAZ Bike Course follows and will lead athletes through stunning desert landscapes with 3,201 feet (1003 meters) of elevation gain and an unforgettable climb into Snow Canyon State Park and surrounding Washington County.

The 13.1-mile (21.2km) HOKA Run Course will take athletes on two loops through the stunning Red Hills Parkway and wind through historic downtown St. George where the finish line to the triathlon is located. The route also showcases the Dixie Red Hills Golf Course (the first golf course in St. George) on one end and the beautiful Vernon Worthen Park on the other.

The striking Southwestern community of St. George has been a host venue for IRONMAN races since 2010. St. George’s breathtaking scenery and views of the surrounding red rock canyons have made the community an ideal destination for athletes for years. The city’s walkable downtown area features great local fare and boutique shopping while providing an unmistakable backdrop. With breathtaking Southwest America scenery, downtown St. George also delivers athlete support and a finish line like few others are able.

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“A Fighting Chance”

Follow the @ironmantri social channels for a behind-the-scenes view of what it takes to have a chance at world-title glory. The ‘A Fighting Chance’ IRONMAN series will drop new episodes airing Tuesday-Thursday of race week, giving audiences a glimpse of what it takes to prepare for race day, as well as the staging behind such an iconic event. Check out Outside Watch and IRONMAN social media for the latest episodes.