The IRONMAN 70.3 Vineman Triathlon
Consists of a 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike, and 13.1 mile run triathlon and is a qualifier for the 2015 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship.The point-to-point event begins at Johnson's Beach in Guerneville and takes entrants past hundreds of vineyards and dozens of wineries before it finishes up at Windsor High School in Windsor. The course is a tour of Sonoma County's beautiful wine country, passing through four different grape growing regions: the Russian River Region, the Dry Creek Valley, the Alexander Valley, and Chalk Hill.
Monte Rio Vineman:
The swim will be staged in the Russian River. The bike course follows the Russian River and travels through the old growth redwood trees.Those competing in the Olympic distance race will also ride out to the picturesque coastal town of Jenner and back. The run is held on the course that once was the home of the Moscow Road Race, a popular run from the running boom days of the 1970's. The run course is flat, fast, and shaded almost the entire way.
Full Vineman Triathlon
Swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles and run 26.2 miles through beautiful Sonoma County's wine country. The Vineman course is a tour of Sonoma County vineyards & wineries, which passes through five distinct regions. The swim takes place at Johnson’s Beach in the Russian River, one of the most rustic swim venues you’ll see in the sport. The bike course is a mix of terrain, and travels through the Russian River, Dry Creek, Alexander Valley, and Chalk Hill grape growing regions. With slightly less than 4000 feet of climbing for the entire bike course athletes find the course to be challenging but not overwhelming. The three loop, out-and-back, run course takes the athletes from the finish area through scenic country roads of Sonoma County.
Full Vineman AquaBike: Swim 2.4 Miles / Bike 112 Miles
Half Vineman AquaBike: Swim 1.2 Miles / Bike 56 Miles