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IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire 2016

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IRONMAN is returning to Staffordshire for another challenging 70.3 triathlon in 2016!

The inaugural event took place on Sunday 14th June 2015, and attracted more than 2000 athletes, including world champion triathlete Javier Gomez.

They swam 1.2 miles at Chasewater Country Park, cycled 56 miles along a scenic route taking in Cannock Chase, and ran 13.1 miles at the majestic Shugborough Estate!

Tickets are now on sale for the next IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire event, which will take place on Sunday 12th June 2016. They sold out in 14 minutes last year so get your skates on if you want to take part!

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It's coming, are you up for the challenge?


Are you up for the 2016 challenge?


  • 1.2 mile swim
  • 56 mile bike
  • 13.1 mile half marathon run

= 70.3 miles in total

Staffordsheer Determination

IRONKIDS junior competition. Click to go to IRONMAN website for more information


Are you an IRONKID?

More than 400 children aged 3-14 took part in IRONKIDS on Saturday 13th June 2015, running between 500m and 2.5km (according to their age group).

IRONKIDS will return in 2016! Watch this space for news on registrations for the 2016 IRONKIDS events.

Go to the IRONMAN website to find out more >>>


Staffordshire Bike Route

Find out where the IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire bike route goes through the county and start to plan your training, race and visit. Follow the link below to view an interactive map showing the 56 mile route.

Go to bike route map >>>

The IRONMAN Staffordshire Bike route takes in  Cannock Chase, click to view interactive map of route

Where it all takes place >>>

Use the map below to view places to stay (properties), places to visit (venues) and what's On (events) near to the location of the IRONMAN event. Select or deselect the tick boxes under the map to display the information you require. Zoom into the map and hover over the individual pin icons or click on the clusters to show a list.

Stay at Shugborough Campsite

Shugborough Estate PArkland

Book camping pitches, yurts & dorms on site

Shugborough Adventure Yurt Village is positioned at the heart of the action within the 900 acre Shugborough Estate. IRONMAN competitors can choose to book a camping pitch, yurt or dormitory conveniently located on-site.

Loads to see & do in Staffordshire


Find accommodation in Staffordshire

Book your stay >>>
Colton House

VisitEngland 5 Star Guest House £49-£109 pppnb, Rugeley, 01889 578580

Swan Hotel

Staffordshire Approved Visitor Accommodation £65-£145 prpnb, Stafford

The Moat House

AA 4 Star Hotel £150-£185 prpnb, Stafford

Dog and Doublet

Staffordshire Approved Visitor Accommodation £82-£102 prpnb, Stone

Ingestre Lodges

VisitEngland 3 to 4 Star Self-catering £180-£480 pupn sleeps 2-8, Stafford, 01889 271013

Canal Cruising

Enjoy Card offer £505-£1784 pupw sleeps 2-8, Stone, 01785 813982

10% discount for CAMRA Members, 50% discount on 2nd Week, 10% discount for School Holidays
Blithfield Lakeside Barns

VisitEngland 4 Star Self-catering £195-£990 pupw sleeps 2-10, Rugeley, 01889 500234

Cannock Chase Holiday Cotttage

Self-assessed Accessibility Information £275-£490 pupw sleeps 6, Cannock, 01889 585653

Hoar Cross

£330-£464 pppnb, Burton Upon Trent, 01283 575671

Silver Trees Holiday Park

VisitEngland 5 Star Holiday Park £249-£515 pupw sleeps 4-6, Rugeley, 01889 582185

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