Publicado por Mario P Crestman

The prestigious Ironman 70.3 will make its Dominican Republic debut in 2024, thanks to a partnership between Cap Cana and Colombian company SBR Sports. This highly anticipated event will feature a challenging race format of a 1.2-mile swim, a 59-mile (94.7 km) cycling race, and a 13.1-mile (21.1 km) run.

SBR Sports: A Key Player in Bringing Ironman 70.3 to the Dominican Republic

SBR Sports, a Colombian company known for its significant role in organizing and promoting sports events across Latin America, has joined forces with Cap Cana to bring the Ironman 70.3 Triathlon to the Dominican Republic. Wilber Anderson, the CEO of SBR Sports, expressed joy and satisfaction in collaborating with Cap Cana to make this event a reality and believes it will provide a fantastic opportunity for athletes worldwide.

SBR Sports has an impressive track record of hosting various successful sporting events. Here are a few examples of key events they have organized in the past:

  1. The Gran Fondo New York (GFNY) in Colombia: SBR Sports successfully organized the popular long-distance road cycling event.
  2. The Color Run in several Latin American countries: SBR sports brought this unique, fun-filled 5K run to multiple Latin American destinations.
  3. The Spartan Race in Colombia: SBR Sports organized this challenging obstacle course race, testing participants' endurance, strength, and speed.
  4. The Bogotá Half Marathon: This is a major annual event in Colombia that SBR Sports helps coordinate, attracting vast numbers of national and international participants.
  5. TRIATLÓN SERIES: A series of triathlon events that SBR Sports organizes in different cities of Colombia.

Their involvement ensures the Ironman 70.3 Triathlon in the Dominican Republic will be an unforgettable event that demonstrates the company's commitment to excellence in sports organization and promotion.

The Perfect Destination: Cap Cana's Strategic Location

The strategic location of Cap Cana plays a significant role in making it the perfect destination for the race. Cap Cana is just 10 minutes away from Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ), which offers quick connections to major cities in North and South America, as well as Europe. According to Anderson, this connectivity distinguishes Cap Cana as the number one destination in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Experience the Richness and Beauty of Cap Cana

Competitors in the Ironman 70.3 race will have the chance to experience the unique qualities that make Cap Cana an ideal location. Jorge Subero Medina, Executive President of Cap Cana, confirms that their paradise city is honored to host the event. He assures that athletes participating in the triathlon will fully enjoy the city's natural beauty and other offerings.

Furthermore, spectators and friends of the athletes can also relish Cap Cana's many attractions during their visit. Here is a list of specific attractions they can enjoy:

  1. Juanillo Beach: Famously beautiful and serene with white, powdery sands and crystal-clear waters.
  2. Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park & Reserve: A nature reserve with jungle trails and clear-water lagoons for visitors to explore.
  3. Scape Park: An adventure park offering zip-lining, eco tours, cenotes, cave expeditions, and more.
  4. Sanctuary Cap Cana: A luxury all-inclusive resort to relax and unwind with top-notch amenities and services.
  5. La Yola Restaurant: Offering exquisite Dominican Republic cuisine with a spectacular view over the marina.
  6. Punta Espada Golf Course: A signature Jack Nicklaus golf course that blends into the natural beauty of Cap Cana.
  7. Marinarium Snorkeling Cruise: A water-based trip that offers snorkeling, swimming with nurse sharks, and stingrays.
  8. Cap Cana Marina: A full-service marina with around 130 slips accommodating up to 150-foot yachts.
  9. Altos de Chavón: A replica of a Mediterranean-style European village located atop the Chavón River.
  10. Six Senses Spa: A luxurious spa offering holistic treatment programs designed for relaxation and rejuvenation.

In conclusion, the Ironman 70.3 Triathlon in the Dominican Republic promises to be a memorable event in 2024, thanks to the collaboration between Cap Cana and SBR Sports. Both competitors and visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy the captivating charm and allure of Cap Cana, making it a world-class destination for sports enthusiasts and their loved ones alike.

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