Be patient for Ironman-related traffic delays

Motorists should prepare for temporary traffic delays this Sunday (July 16) because of the Ironman 70.3 Racine triathlon. The event will bring about 1,700 triathletes from around the world to compete in swimming, bicycling and running. Racine’s North Beach serves as the transition point among the activities. The first wave of competitive swimmers starts a […]

Ironman triathlon brings a BIG weekend!

Get ready for the BIGGEST weekend of the summer! It’s led by an international triathlon on Sunday. You’ll also find a major fishing tournament, marching bands, a sailboat race, two new stage productions and an outdoor basketball tournament. It’s all happening right here in Racine County. Come along with Real Racine. Triathlon takes the spotlight. […]

Ironman 70.3 Racine Triathlon Returns

The Ironman 70.3 Racine triathlon puts the area in the international sports spotlight this Sunday (July 16). As many as 2,500 elite athletes from more than dozen countries will compete in a 1.2-mile swim in Lake Michigan, a 56-mile bicycle race on the scenic roads of Racine County and a 13.1-mile run along the Lake […]

Swim, cycle, run, cheer – this weekend!

The busiest weekend of the summer is upon us in Racine County. You cheer on triathletes, watch hot air balloons, see lots of local art and support local theater. Come along with Real Racine. Swim, cycle, run, cheer! You’re invited to make some noise this Sunday when the Ironman 70.3 Racine triathlon returns to the […]

Be ready for triathlon-related traffic delays

Residents and visitors should prepare for temporary traffic delays related to the Ironman 70.3 Racine triathlon this Sunday (July 17). This annual swimming, cycling and running competition begins at 7 a.m. at North Beach. The triathlon’s cycling leg runs through parts of Racine, Mount Pleasant, Caledonia and Raymond. The cycling course will affect parts of […]

Making noise at Ironman 70.3 Racine triathlon

You’re invited to make some noise at the 2016 edition of the Ironman 70.3 Racine triathlon this Sunday, July 17. You can cheer on your favorites with FREE Real Racine pompons, inflatable thundersticks and “go” signs (while supplies last). “The athletes who come from all over the world to compete in the Ironman are always […]

Welcoming Ironman 70.3 Racine

This weekend brings one of Southeastern Wisconsin’s biggest annual sports events — the Ironman 70.3 Racine triathlon. You can also sail away with hot air balloons, take in live theater, rock out or follow a drumbeat. There is a lot to do in Real Racine. Cheering ’em on. You’re invited to cheer on more than […]

Sunday Triathlon Traffic Delays Expected

Motorists should prepare for temporary traffic delays this Sunday (July 19) because of the Ironman 70.3 Racine triathlon. The event will bring more than 2,300 triathletes from around the world to compete in swimming, bicycling and running. Racine’s North Beach serves as the transition point among the activities. The first wave of competitors starts a […]

Ironkids Can Shine Saturday

Kids can experience the excitement of competition as part of this year’s Ironman 70.3 Racine triathlon weekend. The Ironkids Fun Run, presented by United Healthcare, starts at 8 a.m. THIS Saturday morning at Racine’s North Beach Park, 100 Kewaunee St. Open to all kids, ages 3 through 15, Ironkids is a 1-mile or quarter-mile run […]

Local Tourism Spending up 7%

Visitor spending in Racine County had a $231.6 million economic impact in 2014 — a 7.08 percent increase from the previous year, according to research conducted by national firms Tourism Economics and Longworth International. The report, released for National Travel and Tourism Week, May 2-10, showed that tourism supported 4,109 Racine County jobs that contributed […]

UPDATE: Ironman 70.3 Racine Triathlon Begins

UPDATE 11:20 a.m.: Highway V going northbound from Spring Street has been opened up. Nearly 3,000 athletes from 46 states and 13 countries are competing in the Ironman 70.3 Racine triathlon on Sunday. Starting at 7 a.m., these athletes took a 1.2-mile swim in Lake Michigan, followed by a 56-mile bicycle ride through the county and a […]

Ironman 70.3 Racine Triathlon Set For July 20

Over 3,000 participants will endure the Ironman 70.3 Racine Triathlon from 7:30 to 10 a.m. July 20. The bike portion of the triathlon will pass through the Village of Wind Point on N. Main St. and will cause delays for vehicles entering and leaving the Village. The heaviest bike traffic is expected to occur between […]