BOOK YOUR IRONMAN 2017 ACCOMMODATION NOW!
Hobie Beach Apartments, located on Marine Drive, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth, has one more beachfront apartment, The Loft Apartment, available for the 2017 Ironman sporting event, which takes place on April 2, 2017.
Situated directly across the START/FINISH line, makes this the perfectly situated self-catering beachfront accommodation for this international sporting event.
Contact Shosh on +27 83 233 9101 to check availability or
IRONMAN 2017 Event Information:
This event has been a favourite on the European race circuit for over a decade. The day begins with a one-lap, 3.8km swim course beginning on Hobie Beach. Athletes head out parallel from the pier and turning left after 300 meters. The course then goes past Humewood Beach all the way to Kings Beach before turning and heading back towards Hobie Beach. The water temperature is usually in the mid-70’s and the seas is often calm.
The bike course takes athletes out on two flat, fast laps of 90 km on one of the most spectacular bike courses on the IRONMAN circuit. The route takes athletes along the coast at Marine Drive, delivering sweeping views of the ocean and the rugged coastline along a marine protected area, before moving slightly inland at Seaview on an undulating scenic countryside section. Athletes return along the coast to the transition area to start the run.
The run course brings athletes closer to their fans and friends than ever thanks to four loops along Marine Drive and the event’s famous crowds of 80 000-plus spectators.