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Posted on: March 26, 2021

IRONMAN 70.3 Impact Notice

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IRONMAN 70.3 Impact Notice

The IRONMAN 70.3 race will take place at Lake Eva Park on Sunday, April 18, 2021.  Athletes from all over will compete in a 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, and 13.1-mile run. Over the span of approximately 7 hours, athletes will be biking on a 56-mile course and running on a 13.1-mile course through the streets of Haines City and eastern Polk County.   There will be limited access for local residents; therefore, we ask for your cooperation and understanding on race day as you travel.  

The following roads will be closed between the hours of 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 18, 2021:

General Road Closures

  • Ledwith Ave. will be completely closed to traffic between 1st & 10th Street from 3:00 a.m. until all athletes have completed the bike course.
  • 6th Street will be completely closed to traffic between Ledwith Ave. & Wood Ave. from 3:00 a.m. until all athletes have completed the race. 
  • Peninsular Drive will be closed from Peninsular Ave. to HWY 17-92.
  • Peninsular Drive from Peninsular Ave. to State Rd. 544 will be one-lane for southbound traffic ONLY.

Bike Course Closures

  • Ledwith Ave (between 10th Street & 14th Street)
  • 14th Street (between Ledwith Ave & Grace Ave.)
  • Grace Ave. (between 14th Street & 30th Street)
  • 30th Street (between Grace Ave. & Hinson Ave.)
  • Hinson Ave. (between 30th Street & Kalogridis Rd.)
  • Kalogridis Rd. (between Hinson Ave. & Johnson Ave.)
  • Johnson Ave. (between Kalogridis Rd & Lake Marion Creed Rd.)
  • 30th Street (between St. Road 544 & Grace Ave.

Run Course Closures

  •  S. 8th Street from Johns Ave to Wood Ave.
  • Wood Ave from 8th Street to S. 10th Street
  • S. 10th Street – Runners will be on the sidewalk between Wood Ave. & Alta Vista Drive
  • Alta Vista Dr. (between S. 10th Street & Walsdorf)
  • Walsdorf  (between Alta Vista Dr. & Lake Villa Way)
  • Lake Villa Way (between Walsdorf & 5th Street)
  • 5th Street (between Lake Villa Way and Grandview Ave.)
  • Grandview Ave. (between 5th Street & Peninsular Dr.)
  • Peninsular Dr. (between Grandview Ave.  & June Ave.)
  • June Ave. (between Peninsular Dr. & 5th Street)
  • 5th Street (between June Ave. & Alta Vista Dr.)
  • Alta Vista Dr. (between 5th Street & Peninsular Dr.)
  • Peninsular Dr. / Lake Elsie Dr. (between Alta Vista Dr. & Live Oak Ave.)
  • W. Graham Park Dr.
  • Brooke’s Pl (between Florida Ave. & Aidan’s Landing)
  • Aidan’s Landing (between Brooke’s PL. & east turnaround)
  • F St. (between Florida Ave. & Live Oak Ave.)
  • Live Oak Ave. (between F St. & Lake Elsie Dr.
  • Lake Elsie Dr. (between W. Florida Ave. & Live Oak Ave.)
  • Peninsular Ave. (between Peninsular Dr. & Wood Ave.)
  • Wood Ave. (between Peninsular Ave. & 3rd Street)
  • 3rd Street from Ledwith Ave. to the lake
  • 8th Street (between Johns Ave. & Wood Ave.)
  • Wood Ave. (between 6th Street & 10th Street)
  • 9th Street (between Wood Ave. & Grace Ave.)

Maps are available via email upon request. Contact Jillian Latimer at for a copy.

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