Book Your Stay at Combsberry for the Ironman 70.3 Eagleman Event: Reward Yourself with a Relaxing Weekend at our Waterfront B&B in Nearby Oxford, MD
At Combsberry, there are an abundance of local events held annually that we look forward to sharing with our guests each year. A particular favorite (and notably awe-inspiring) event that’s held each year on the Eastern Shore is the Ironman 70.3 Eagleman. The world famous triathlon is steeped in history, with Ironman 70.3 Eagleman events held all over the world each year. We are lucky enough to have the triathlon held right here on the Eastern Shore, practically in our backyard, in nearby Cambridge, MD. With our scenic and peaceful setting at the Inn, racers and spectators continue to choose Combsberry year after year for their stay during the Ironman 70.3 Eagleman event.
So what is the Eagleman? As a triathlon, the event features three sections: swimming, biking, and running. With the placid Choptank River, the flat, curving back roads of the Eastern Shore, and the rural beauty of our local running routes, it shouldn’t come as surprise that the national Ironman event is held here year after year. Participating athletes begin the race with a 1.2 mile swim in the Choptank River, exiting the water at Great Marsh Park. Next up is the cycling portion of the race, which includes a 56-mile loop through Dorchester County into the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. Flat, fast and scenic, our roads are a favorite for cyclists not only in the Eagleman competition, but also amongst our cycling guests that visit Combsberry year-round. Finally, participants round out the day with a 13.1 mile run along the calm, country roads.
We’ve hosted many, many Ironman 70.3 Eagleman participants and spectators over the years and with an early start time and an arduous day awaiting them, participants enjoy having a peaceful place to stay on the eve of the race. After the big day, racers are always grateful to return to the Inn for a relaxing evening sitting in our garden courtyard, lounging on our back lawn while taking in the scenic waterfront views, or simply unwinding in their plush rooms. Of course we always look forward to being regaled with stories of the day’s events too! Racers are always provided an early morning bagged breakfast packed full of high carb and high protein treats to ensure energy throughout this amazing race.
This year’s Eagleman Triathlon will be held on June 14, which will be here before we know it! We fill up quickly each year so don’t hesitate, book now and enjoy the perks of our peaceful bed & breakfast all weekend long.
(Cover photo is one of our amazing regular Ironman 70.3 Eagleman Contestants – Michael Cowell of Maine standing with his incredible trainer. Michael and his darling wife, Carolyn, are some of our favorite guests and such a pleasure to host – as seen in their smiling photo below. We are always very proud of Michaels successful races!)