Date: 3 April 2022

The iconic Nelson Mandela Bay will host the 17th edition of the IRONMAN African Championship. This Biogen-backed event forms part of a festival weekend of racing that includes the inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 Nelson Mandela Bay. Be part of the South African spirit and experience the breath-taking course in the perfect beachside destination. Start the day with a swim in the beautiful Indian Ocean from Kings Beach. Next cycle through the suburbs of Nelson Mandela Bay and along the scenic coastline, as you take in the pulse of the Bay. Lastly, enjoy your run along the beach front before heading down the magic red carpet. The 2022 IRONMAN African Championship and IRONMAN 70.3 Nelson Mandela Bay events form part of the 2022 IRONMAN South Africa Tour Series. Complete either of these races and then also IRONMAN 70.3 Durban in June and IRONMAN 70.3 Mossel Bay in November. Entries close at 23h59 on Wednesday 16 March 2022.