Ironman 70.3 Vineman
After an amazing win in the Ironman 70.3 at Kansas this weekend, Craig Alexander has his sights set on another race. This time it’s the Ironman 70.3 Vineman in Sonoma County in California, one of the most popular and highly competitive triathlons in the world.
The Ironman 70.3 Vineman Triathlon is a qualifier for the Ironman World Championship 70.3 at Lake Las Vegas in Henderson, NV. After winning the Ironman 70.3 in Lawrence, Kansas on the weekend, Craig Alexander is now set to compete in this race as another stepping stone towards the Las Vegas race in September.
The race begins at at Johnson’s Beach in Guerneville and will take competitors past countless vineyards and wineries before ending at the High School in Windsor. The course is a a tour of the beautiful wine country in Sonoma County where they will pass through the four different grape growing regions.
The first leg of the race is a 1.2 mile swim which is staged at Johnson’s Beach in Guerneville, California. The swim is an out and back course which starts in front of the dam at the beach and proceeds upstream stream to the turn-around point. Once competitors are out of the water, they will transition into the bike phase at the beach. The bike course spans for 56 miles and will finish up at Windsor High School. The leg of the race is the 13.1 mile run course which starts and finishes at Windsor High School and is an in and out course which takes athletes to the La Crema Winery and back.
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