On July 25, 2021, athletes from around the world will descend on the alpine village of Lake Placid to test their limits in Ironman Lake Placid. A favorite among competitors, the Lake Placid Ironman is the second oldest Ironman in North America and one of the sport's most popular courses. Click here to sign up today to compete with thousands of athletes!
Ironman Lake Placid Course Maps and Spectator Guide
The highly anticipated race begins with the swimmers entering the water at 6:30 a.m. for a 2.4 mile swim across beautiful Mirror Lake, followed by a demanding 112-mile bike leg through the Adirondack Mountains, and ends with a full marathon through the mountains and downtown that ends at the Olympic speed skating oval in the village of Lake Placid.
More 2021 information coming soon!
2020 Event Schedule:
2020 Spectator Guide:
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We love volunteers!
If you’re coming to Lake Placid to support an athlete or just coming to spectate, why don’t you consider volunteering? It’s the absolute best way to support the athletes and get right in the middle of the action! There are many volunteer opportunities to choose from. Our greatest need now is volunteers for the Run Aid Stations at night. Sign up here!
Stay in Lake Placid for Ironman 2021
If you're attending in support of family and friends, the Lake Placid course loops through the village offering several opportunities to watch and cheer on the athletes. There are also a variety of shops, restaurants, and family-friendly activities on Main Street that will entertain you while your competitor is on course.
Ironman weekend can sell out as much as a year in advance - be sure to book your stay at one of the many Lake Placid hotels for the 2020 Ironman Lake Placid competition early!
(2020) For our most current hotel and private lodging availability check here first (please note, this list is not updated daily).
Race results from 2019 are in! Will we see your name next year?