Local Happenings – October 2023


Dive into Coastal Living: The Wrightsville Beach IRONMAN 70.3 on October 21, 2023

Are you a triathlon enthusiast looking for a thrilling way to challenge yourself in a picturesque coastal setting? Look no further than the upcoming Wrightsville Beach IRONMAN, set to take place on October 21, 2023. As a local realtor, I’m excited to share why this event is not only a fantastic athletic opportunity but also a perfect showcase of the vibrant Wrightsville Beach community.

A Triathlete’s Paradise

Wrightsville Beach, situated along North Carolina’s stunning coast, is renowned for its pristine beaches, clear blue waters, and vibrant coastal lifestyle. It’s no surprise that it has become a hotspot for sporting events, and the IRONMAN is no exception. And the water is still warm this time of year, but not too warm for racing.

Scenic Courses

The IRONMAN 70.3 race in Wrightsville Beach offers participants an unforgettable experience. The triathlon features a 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike ride, and a 13.1-mile run, showcasing some of the area’s most beautiful landscapes. Voted best swim course, swimmers will glide through the serene waters of Banks Channel, while bikers will traverse scenic routes through Wilmington’s lush countryside. The marathon portion takes you along the scenic Greenfield Lake, while the crowds cheer you on to the downtown finish along the Cape Fear River.

Coastal Lifestyle

Wrightsville Beach is not just a race location; it’s a lifestyle. You’ll find a community that cherishes outdoor activities, from paddleboarding and kayaking to beachfront yoga, outrigger canoe, and surfing. If you’re an IRONMAN enthusiast, you’ll be right at home among fellow fitness enthusiasts and adventure seekers.

Community Support

One of the most remarkable aspects of the Wrightsville Beach IRONMAN is the incredible support from the local community. Residents and businesses alike come together to make this event a resounding success. From cheering on the athletes along the course to providing assistance at aid stations, the community’s involvement creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere that every participant will appreciate. I am a volunteer and am part of the swim support. I’ll be out there on the water on my paddleboard to help the swimmers if they need assistance.

Real Estate Opportunities

As a realtor, I can’t help but mention the real estate opportunities that come with participating in the Wrightsville Beach IRONMAN. Many athletes fall in love with the area and decide to make it their permanent home. The coastal properties and beachfront homes here offer a unique opportunity to live the coastal dream. Imagine waking up to the soothing sounds of the ocean every day, with endless opportunities for outdoor activities right at your doorstep. The coast draws us in, and the active lifestyle and vibrant community keep us here!

In Conclusion

The Wrightsville Beach IRONMAN is not just a race; it’s an opportunity to immerse yourself in the coastal lifestyle and become part of a thriving community. Whether you’re a seasoned triathlete or a first-time participant, the experience of competing in this stunning coastal setting is one you’ll treasure forever.

As a local realtor, I’m here to help you find your perfect coastal home, so you can enjoy all that Wrightsville Beach has to offer year-round – just drop me an email at kim@thecoastalrealestategroup.com. Don’t miss out on this exciting event and the chance to become a part of our vibrant coastal community. Dive into coastal living at its finest at the Wrightsville Beach IRONMAN on October 21, 2023!

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