Gloria Ironman 70.3 is in Antalya for the first time in 2015

The most challenging triathlon race of the world, Ironman, is coming to Antalya in 2015. Listed in the European calendar, Gloria Ironman 70.3 will be hosted on 25 October 2015 at the Gloria Sports Arena.

The last stage of Ironman 70.3 will take place in enchanting Belek, Antalya where the nature and history meet. To be performed for the first time in Turkey, the Ironman 70.3 will end at the Gloria Sports Arena opened in January 2015 at Belek, the fast developing region of the coast of Antalya.

Nearly 2500 athletes from more than 50 countries are expected to participate to Gloria Ironman 70.3 on 25 October 2015. The race where the concept of “Be a part of history” and sports will take place in a challenging track. Athletes will start the race at the calm sea of Turkey, continue to the bike track passing by the Aspendos Amphitheatre and then head to the bumpy canyon road and end the race at the running track having the view of 45-hole golf course of Gloria Golf Resort. The final will take place at the Gloria Sports Arena.

Big enthusiasm for Gloria Ironman


Gloria Ironman 70.3, which will be the last race of 2015, received 530 applications within 10 days following the official announcement made during the final race in Hawaii. Approximately 5000 people will come to Antalya for race time will be a terrific opportunity for the promotion of Turkey.

Start from Elif Özdemir

During the race in Hawaii, Ironman World President Andrew Messick requested the start of the women’s race from Özaltın Holding Board Member and Gloria Sports Arena Project Leader Elif Özdemir, and Elif Özdemir fired the specially produced cannon.