Experience the Blue Ridge Mountains like never before while kicking off your season with an epic early summer race at the Carilion Clinic IRONMAN 70.3 Virginia's Blue Ridge. No other bike course on the circuit showcases such natural beauty as athletes Ride The Ridge and take on the soon to be famous climb, Bear Wallow Gap. The majestic mountains provide a scenic backdrop for all the outdoor adventures in the Roanoke Valley. Roanoke is the largest city on the world-famous Appalachian Trail and sets the stage for amazing outdoor adventures.
The 2022 Carilion Clinic IRONMAN 70.3 Virginia's Blue Ridge triathlon will begin with a rolling start format. The race will include a 1.2-mile swim at Carvins Cove, 56-mile bicycle ride through Botetourt County, and a 13.1 mile run on the Roanoke River Greenway. The finish line for the event will be at River's Edge Park. Learn more about the course on the IRONMAN website.
Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge is grateful for the partnership of Carilion Clinic, the Western Virginia Water Authority and its local governmental partners for providing support for this event.