IRONSTAR OLYMPIC TRIATHLON KIROV 2017 — amateur competition for age groups in the following distances: 1.5km swim, 40km bike, 10km run. Everyone is welcome to participate.
Kirov is surrounded by woods and you can breathe freely here in the clean air. This is a small town with picturesque streets, historical buildings and new, modern neighborhoods with cozy cafes and quiet gardens. It is the birthplace of the famous Dymkovo toy, the Russian fur and peat capital. Since July 2016 it’s also the host of the triathlon competitions.
The Kirov race begins in the great outdoors, outside of city limits, near the village of Strizhi. The swim course starts on the shore located on the second kilometer of the Strizhi-Orichi highway.
The bike course leads participants from Strizhi into the center of Kirov. Along the way you will have chance to see the main attractions of the city, its museums and churches.
The race is completed by the run course – 4 laps across Kirov’s main streets. You will come to the finish line in the heart of the city in Theater Square.
The Kirov triathlon race in 2016 became one of the safest in Russia. The special atmosphere was created for athletes by locals cheering them on throughout the race. According to the Kirov Region Minister of Sports Svetlana Medvedeva, who also participated in the race, the competition has exceeded all expectations. The local authorities will do everything they can to ensure that the 2017 race will be conducted at a higher level.