A beautiful voyage

Trondheim Triathlon takes participants through some of the most beautiful parts of Trondheim and its surroundings. Participants will be transported to Munkholmen by boat. The 2.4 km swim is a straight line from the starting point to Ilsvika. The bike portion is approximately 50 kilometers, starting from Ilsvika. The route starts along Bynesvegen (Rv. 715/707) to Rye, then follows the pebble beaches along Ytre bynesveg to the golf course at Byneset, and back along Bynesvegen to Ilsvika. The 12 km run portion starts along the coast at Ilsvika, then to Ila Church, along the river to Bakklandet, around the fortress (Festningen), over the Old Bridge, along the river by Nidaros Cathedral and Erkebispegården to Ila Church, and then to the finish line at Ilsvika. Altogether, participants will travel more than 64 kilometers by land and sea.

The course

Participants in the Trondheim Triathlon will swim 2.4 kilometers, cycle 50 kilometers, and run 12 kilometers. Participants will be transported to Munkholmen by boat. From the island, the 2.4 km swim is a straight line from the starting point to Ilsvika. In the event of excessively cold water, large waves, or strong wind, the swim portion may be abridged, modified or cancelled. The bike portion is approximately 50 kilometers, starting from Ilsvika. The route starts along Bynesvegen (Rv. 715/707) to Rye, then along Ytre bynesveg (Rv. 831) to Spongdal, and then follows along Bynesvegen (Rv. 715/707) back to Ilsvika. The gently rolling course includes climbs at Trolla, Rye, Hangeråsen, and Høyem. The highest point is at Hangeråsen, approximately 145 m above sea level. The run portion starts along the coast at Ilsvika, and proceeds to Ila Church, along the river to Bakklandet and around the fortress (Festningen). After returning to Bakklandet the track follows the same way back to the finish line at Ilsvika. There are steep climbs up to the fortress, and up Roald Amundsens vei. Apart from those climbs, the course is relatively flat. The majority of the course is paved, with some extended gravel sections and short cobblestone segments. In total, the running course is approximately 12 kilometers long. The highest point is Kristiansten Fortress, approximately 65 m above sea level.