Virginia's Blue Ridge is Open for Business!

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Roanoke - Ironman 70.3

Carilion Clinic IRONMAN 70.3 Virginia's Blue Ridge Triathlon

Roanoke, Virginia - June 5, 2022

The 2022 Carilion Clinic IRONMAN 70.3 Virginia's Blue Ridge Race will be held on Sunday, June 5, 2022.

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. 

2022 Carilion Clinic IRONMAN 70.3 Virginia's Blue Ridge Registration >

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 5, 2022 in the Virginia's Blue Ridge region will sell out, so don't wait to book your room!

Reserve your lodging for the event >

2021 Race Recap

The inaugural Carilion Clinic IRONMAN® 70.3® Virginia's Blue Ridge triathlon was held on June 6, 2021 in the Roanoke Valley in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.

We'd like to thank all the local organizations, businesses, and volunteers who helped make this event a success and a great introduction to Virginia's Blue Ridge for visitors from around the world.

Take a look at these incredible photos of the race that were captured by local photographer Brian Wells >

You can also check out the great highlight video below from IRONMAN.

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.

Spectator Guide

Get the local scoop on resources and recommendations for things to do and family-friendly dining options for spectators and athletes to enjoy when they're not racing.

Spectator & Visitor Guide >

Be A Volunteer!

Interested in volunteering to help with the event? Contact the Carilion Clinic IRONMAN 70.3 Virginia's Blue Ridge Volunteer Coordinator via email at to learn about available shifts & volunteer roles. Someone will follow up with you for more information.

E-Mail Volunteer Coordinator >

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.

Attractions, museums, special events and all kinds of fun things to do to keep everyone entertained.

Enjoy the delicious local flavors of Virginia's Blue Ridge.

Directions, maps and information on getting to Virginia's Blue Ridge.