Carilion Clinic IRONMAN 70.3 Virginia's Blue Ridge Triathlon

Roanoke, Virginia - June 4, 2023

The 2023 Carilion Clinic IRONMAN 70.3 Virginia's Blue Ridge Race will be held on Sunday, June 4, 2023.

This incredible course will feature the opportunity to swim at Carvins Cove, bicycle on the Blue Ridge Parkway, and run along the Roanoke River Greenway.

Lodging & Accommodations - Book Your Room!

Hotels & Lodging - RoanokeVisit Virginia's Blue Ridge is acting as the housing agency for athletes and visitors for the Carilion Clinic IRONMAN 70.3 Virginia's Blue Ridge race and is the ONLY official housing bureau for this event.

When you use the specific hotel codes and reservation links provided through our website, you'll ensure you receive the best rates as part of the official hotel room block.

Hotels and accommodations for the weekend of June 4, 2023 in the Virginia's Blue Ridge region will sell out, so don't wait to book your room!

Reserve your lodging for the event >

Road & Course Related Closure Information

There will be various road and park related closures during IRONMAN weekend and we encourage you to view the 2023 Traffic Impact Guide for a full list and schedule of closures and information.

The Blue Ridge Parkway will be closed from Milepost 91 to Milepost 112.2 on Saturday, June 3 at 5:00 p.m. through Sunday, June 4 until 2:00 p.m.

Carvins Cove Reservoir will also be closed for the weekend for the swimming portion of the race. 

About Roanoke in Virginia's Blue Ridge

Located in the heart of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, Roanoke is the largest metropolitan area in Virginia's mountain region. It's a hub for outdoor recreation, and also boasts a diverse arts & culture scene. Roanoke is best known for the iconic Roanoke Star, which sits atop Mill Mountain and is adjacent to the Blue Ridge Parkway - America's Favorite Drive.

For outdoor lovers, Roanoke offers a bevy of hiking and biking trails convenient to downtown and is a designated Silver-Level Ride Center® by the International Mountain Bicycling Association®. Virginia's Blue Ridge has staked its claim as America's East Coast Mountain Biking Capital and is the perfect setting for an IRONMAN 70.3 branded event.

Ironman Roanoke - VolunteersBe A Volunteer!

Interested in volunteering to help with the event? Check out the Volunteer section of the IRONMAN website to learn about available shifts & volunteer roles. Someone will follow up with you for more information.

If you have any questions, contact the Volunteer Coordinator via e-mail at

Volunteer Opportunities >

Future Races

Following this year's event, the National Park Service will begin an extensive road repair project on a large portion of the Blue Ridge Parkway in the Roanoke Region, including the area that has been utilized as the bike course for the Carilion Clinic IRONMAN 70.3 Virginia's Blue Ridge.

Race officials have made the decision to pause the event following the 2023 edition while these road improvements are completed.

For more information on the Carilion Clinic IRONMAN 70.3 Virginia's Blue Ridge triathlon, visit the IRONMAN website.

If you have questions about the event, contact

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A preview of the course for the Carilion Clinic IRONMAN 70.3 Virginia's Blue Ridge race.

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