Des Moines is the newest host of a full-distance IRONMAN® triathlon!
Following the excitement built off the IRONMAN® 70.3® event in 2021, the new full-distance IRONMAN triathlon will take the place of the IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon & be designated as the 2022 IRONMAN North American Championship. With this selection, Des Moines enters an elite group of cities to host regional championships & welcome some of the best athletes in the world. The Certified Piedmontese IRONMAN North American Championship Des Moines is scheduled to take place on Sunday, June 12, 2022 with general registration for the new event opening on Monday, November 1, 2021.
Similar to the IRONMAN 70.3 event, the new Certified Piedmontese IRONMAN Des Moines will take athletes on a tour of Des Moines, West Des Moines & scenic surrounding areas of Polk County & Dallas County offering the perfect IRONMAN venue for athletes who want to set their personal best. Competitors can expect a smooth and scenic swim, bike, and run through Des Moines most picturesque streets and memorable landmarks with a lively finish line in beautiful Downtown Des Moines.
The Certified Piedmontese IRONMAN North American Championship Des Moines triathlon will offer qualifying slots to the 2023 IRONMAN World Championship® in Kailua-Kona, Hawai`i.