09/09/2013 UPDATE:

Jackie Arendt, a DeForest native who now lives in Verona, won the women's championship. Her time, 9hrs, 47 min, 7 sec.

German native Maik Twelsiek is the overall winner. It's his second Ironman Wisconsin win.  His time, 8 hrs, 40 min, 15 sec.


September 5, 2013 - The Ironman Triathlon has become a staple event for citizens in Dane County over the last several years, attracting visitors from around the world to our community.  The Dane County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind motorists to expect some traffic delays on Sunday, September 8th beginning at approximately 7:00 am when the event gets underway.


The course for Ironman can be viewed at www.ironmanwisconsin.com.  Some residents in western Dane County will be affected by the bike portion of the event, and they should plan ahead for alternative routes, and/or allow extra time to reach their destination. 


Throughout the day, Sheriff’s deputies and other law enforcement agencies will be directing traffic at major intersections along the course.  Please use caution when approaching these intersections and follow the traffic directions given by law enforcement to ensure your safety and the safety of the Ironman participants and spectators. 


The event consists of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike race and a 26.2-mile marathon.