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The VIP program will start on July 7, 2013 at 5:00am at the “Ratskeller/Römerlounge” (address: Braubachstraße, behind Paulskirche/church). A Shuttle Bus service will take you to the swim start at the “Waldsee Langen” (Lake). There you´ll find a delicious breakfast buffet in the VIP-Tent. From the VIP grandstand you can watch the swim start and you have an excellent view on the 3,8k long swim course. Swim start will be in two “waves” at 6:45am and 7:00am.
At 9:00am we´ll provide a shuttle ride to “Maintal-Hochstadt”. There, on the cobblestone in the historic part of the city, is one of the spots with the biggest crowd of specators on the 180k bike course. On their second loop, the leading pro athletes will have an athmosphere like the “Tour the France”.
11:00am the busses will bring you back to Downtown Frankfurt (Mainkai). On the VIP grandstand, right at the transition area, you´ll be able to watch the first professionals get off their bikes and start the run.
For our guests, which will not arrive allready to the swimstart, seats are reserved on the VIP grandstand at 9:00am. Our media partner Radio HR3 gets the vibe going.
Approx. at 2:00pm we move the party on the VIP grandstand at “Römerberg”, where the large finish line party with music and presentations is ready to start. The first professional triathlete and winner of the race is expected around 2:15pm at the finish. You have the best view!
The VIP programm ends at 6.00pm, but the finish line party will last until the last athlete reached the finish at 10:00pm. The long IRONMAN day will end with a great final show.
You´ll receive the VIP-whristband and -ticket in advance. Only this entitles you to the services of the VIP program, including the entry to the VIP Lounge in the “Ratskeller”. The buffet is open from 10:00am to 6:00pm. Our VIP guides will be available from 5.00am.
The swim start of more than 2.300 athletes at “Waldsee Langen” is an experience of a very special kind, despite the early hour, you should not miss it. Bus shuttle to the lake starts at 5:00am at “Braubachstraße” (Römer/Paulskirche). VIP guides will lead the way.
On race day is worth a visit to the SportsExpo, which is close to the “Römerberg” (Finish Line). The SportsExpo is open on race day 10:00am to 8:00pm. In addition, the IRONMAN merchandise shop is open in the “Römerhallen” (Römer City hall).
The final course maps and information about the race, youll receive with your VIP documents and/or on race day.