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Images from inaugural Bicycle World Texas IRONMAN 70.3 Waco

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Lauren Babineau of Canada competes in the bike portion of the Pro Women Division of the IRONMAN 70.3 Waco event on October 28, 2018 in Waco, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for IRONMAN)

The inaugural Bicycle World Texas IRONMAN 70.3 Waco triathlon saw over 2,300 athletes start the race on Sunday, October 28, 2018. Athletes representied 20 countries and 45 states – with competitors ranging in age from 18-80 years old.

The modified bike-run event led athletes along a 56-mile bike and 13.1-mile run throughout Central Texas and along the Brazos River. The event offered a professional prize purse of US$25,000 and 30 coveted age group qualifying slots to the 2019 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship, taking place in Nice, France.

 

WACO, TX – OCTOBER 28: Age group athletes compete during the IRONMAN 70.3 Waco on October 28, 2018 in Waco, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for IRONMAN)

 
WACO, TX – OCTOBER 28: Age group athletes compete during the IRONMAN 70.3 Waco on October 28, 2018 in Waco, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for IRONMAN)

 
WACO, TX – OCTOBER 28: Athletes competes in the bike portion of the IRONMAN 70.3 Waco on October 28, 2018 in Waco, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for IRONMAN)

 
WACO, TX – OCTOBER 28: Haley Chura competes in the run portion of the Pro Women Division of the IRONMAN 70.3 Waco on October 28, 2018 in Waco, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for IRONMAN)

 
WACO, TX – OCTOBER 28: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been converted to black and white.) Guilaume Doree of France competes in the bike portion of the Pro Men Division of the IRONMAN 70.3 Waco on October 28, 2018 in Waco, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for IRONMAN)

 
WACO, TX – OCTOBER 28: Age group athletes compete during the IRONMAN 70.3 Waco on October 28, 2018 in Waco, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for IRONMAN)

 

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