The UK Ironman 70.3 triathlon will be held at Wimbleball Lake, Exmoor, on June 15. It consists of a 1.2 mile swim, a 56 mile bike ride and a 13.1 mile run. Around 1,500 athletes are expected to compete for an opportunity to qualify for one of 100 qualify

The UK Ironman 70.3 triathlon will be held at Wimbleball Lake, Exmoor, on June 15.It consists of a 1.2 mile swim, a 56 mile bike ride and a 13.1 mile run. Around 1,500 athletes are expected to compete for an opportunity to qualify for one of 100 qualifying slots for the Ford Ironman 70.3 World Championship in Clearwater, Florida.The UK Ironman 70.3 takes place each year and continues to attract talented age groupers and world-renowned professional athletes.Athletes from around the globe are drawn to the challenge and the beauty of the venue.The race will take the athletes through 70.3 miles of scenic Wimbleball Lake, woodlands and meadows in the heart of Exmoor National Park. For further information visit: www.activeexmoor.com or www.ironmanuk.com.