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Zih 2017 Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Triatlón

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Saturday, May 20, 2017, 15:43 (150 days ago)

The weather couldn't have been better. Calm seas and cloudy skies helped both the athletes and the spectators.

We didn't see the swimmers, but just as we arrived they were transitioning to bikes. The crowds were cheering on the athletes and all in all it was a terrific ambiance and a wonderful place to be. We had front row seats while we enjoyed a delicious breakfast at Deborah's.

This is the life!

ESPN was there so hopefully the Triatlón will be broadcast on TV sometime soon but I couldn't find it listed for anytime this weekend.

Kudos to the athletes, especially the folks who were older or heavier and not really in peak condition. Anyone who dares to finish one of these has my respect.

Don't know who won, but while we were standing in front of the finish line a runner came up and grabbed his baby daughter from the arms of his wife and ran across the finish line with her. One of many fascinating personal stories waiting to be told.

Really glad we went!

Swimmers transitioning to bikes.
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Leaving the transition area.
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Spectators enjoying the event.
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Crossing the finish line in front of the VIP stand.
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The finish line.
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Spectators cheering on the runners.
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One more time around.
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Home stretch.
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Final leg for the runners on the right.
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A struggling late runner. Hope she made it okay.
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Zih 2017 Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Triatlón

by JoAnna @, Colorado, Saturday, May 20, 2017, 19:03 (150 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Would have liked to have been there too!
Thanks for your great pictures!

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Zih 2017 Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Triatlón

by Labrat ⌂ @, The Roosterfish Foundation, Sunday, May 21, 2017, 09:29 (149 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Congrats to all participants!!

Keith

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Zih 2017 Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Triatlón

by dhunsber @, ¡Dondequiera que voy, estoy aquí!, Sunday, May 21, 2017, 11:44 (149 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Great photos Rob!
¡:megusta:!
Love the story of the baby who finished the race, too!!
¡¡:vivamexico:!!