The organizers of 5150 Warsaw and IRONMAN 70.3 Gdynia are having an official presentation of the IRONMAN Poland Tour 2020. A meeting for media, stakeholders and fans will take place on Monday, December 2 at 18:00 CET, at the Luna Cinema at 28 Marszałkowska Street in Warsaw.
“Every year, at the turn of November and December, we present our plans for the next season,” said Michał Drelich, Race Director of 5150 Warsaw and IRONMAN 70.3 Gdynia. “We maintain this tradition, but also for the first time we enable people from outside the narrow list of our key sponsors, partners, representatives of host cities or the media to participate in this event. This time everyone can join us, although the number of places is limited.”
Following the meeting on December 2, a day later, on December 3 at 16:00 local time, registration for IRONMAN 70.3 Gdynia 2020 will open.
In addition to the presentation of the 2020 season’s events, the meeting will not lack video materials from previous years, popular local triathletes as well a showcasing of next year’s routes for both races. The invited guests will include, pro athletes, ambassadors of both events as well as representatives of Gdynia and Warsaw. The presentation evening will be hosted by Robert Motyk, a ‘satirist known for his passion for triathlon’.
5150 Warsaw is one of two triathlon events in Poland, organized under the IRONMAN license. The competitors compete on an Olympic distance course, consisting of 1.5 km of swimming, 40 km of cycling and 10 km of running. The fast route leads from Lake Zegrzyński to the Vistula Boulevards, with the finish at the Warsaw Mermaid Monument. Athletes can start individually or in a three-person relay.
IRONMAN 70.3 Gdynia is one of the largest triathlon events in Europe, for several years attracting not only 4,000 triathlon age groupers, pro athlees, but also well-known personalities from the world of Polish showbusiness.
Well-known names in the sport of triathlon, such as Jan Frodeno, Daniel Ryf, Mirinda Carfrae, Timothy O’Donnell, Andreas Raelert and Nils Frommhold have competed in Gdynia. Swimming in the Bay of Gdańsk, a picturesque and demanding cycling route then runs around Kashubia, followed by a run through the city centre.