Marbella Wins Bid to Host 2025 Ironman 70.3 World Championship

Spain's Marbella set to dazzle as the 2025 venue for the global triathlon event, promising sun, sport, and spectacle.

Marbella Wins Bid to Host 2025 Ironman 70.3 World Championship

Marbella, Spain, is rolling out the red carpet for the 2025 Ironman 70.3 World Championship. Yep, you read that right! Marbella is stepping up to host one of the most prestigious events in the triathlon world, following the footsteps of Lahti, Finland, and soon, Taupō, New Zealand.

Why Marbella?

It's a gem on Spain's Costa del Sol that's about to dazzle athletes and fans alike. With a track record of hosting Ironman events since 2018, Marbella has proven it's got what it takes to host a world championship event. Imagine racing in a city where culture, luxury and the warm Mediterranean vibes meet. Sounds like a triathlete's paradise, doesn't it?

The Race Weekend Breakdown

The 2025 championship is sticking to the tried-and-true two-day format. Ladies, mark your calendars for Saturday, November 8, and gentlemen, get ready for Sunday, November 9. Over 6,000 athletes are expected to compete, making it a weekend of epic proportions.

What's the Big Deal About Marbella?

Apart from its stunning beaches and luxurious resorts, Marbella is a sports paradise. It's not just about triathlons - this city lives and breathes sports, from golf and tennis to water sports galore. Plus, its climate is like a perpetual hug from the sun, with over 320 days of sunshine a year. No wonder it's a hotspot for tourists and athletes alike!



IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship Schedule 





Taupō, New Zealand 

Dec. 14-15, 2024 


Marbella, Spain 

Nov. 8-9, 2025