AuntMinnieEurope.com columnist Steve Holloway completed the legendary KMD Ironman Copenhagen event on Sunday 19 August. He recorded a personal best time of 12 hours 22 minutes and 34 seconds.
The race consisted of the following:
- 3.8 km swim in the lagoon at Amager Beach Park
- 180 km bike ride through central Copenhagen before heading north on two loops in the rolling hills of the island's northern countryside
- 42.2 km run along the city's harbor, lined with more than 150,000 cheering fans
Copenhageners celebrated the triathletes in front of the Royal Actress House at Ofelia Plads, creating a crowning moment for every finisher.