Giant Lineup at Galveston 70.3 Texas

Thursday 04 April 2019
This early spring race is characterized by humid, windy conditions, though at this time of year, the scorching Texas heat is less of a factor. The surrounding area offers attractions for families, including the famous Moody Gardens with its pink, blue, and white glass pyramids housing a 10-story rainforest, and one of the world’s largest aquariums. If hot temperatures do make an appearance, the Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark is a popular option. Stay an extra day and walk along the The Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, explore one of the many museums, take a fishing trip, or peruse the shops along the Strand historic district.

Athletes begin their day with a 1.2-mile, one-loop saltwater swim in Offats Bayou, staged at Moody Gardens' Palm Beach Hotel. The 56-mile bike course takes cyclists on a one-loop ride along the Texas Gulf Coast, known for its gusty winds. The 13.1-mile, three-loop run is fast and flat, taking athletes through Moody Gardens and along Offats Bayou. The finish is next to the majestic Colonel Paddlewheel Boat. "The course is pretty forgiving and makes the perfect early season race," says race director Scott Langen. "Many use it as a barometer to gauge their fitness leading into IRONMAN Texas."

The 2019 IRONMAN 70.3 Texas will offer 40 qualifying slots to the 2019 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Nice, France.

Professionals compete for $30,000 prize purse plus W/C Slots.

MALE PRO:
1 O'Donnell Tim USA (United States of America)
2 Starykowicz Andrew USA (United States of America)
3 Hanson Matt USA (United States of America)
4 Russell Matt USA (United States of America)
5 Tollakson TJ USA (United States of America)
6 Jolicoeur Desroches Antoine CAN (Canada)
7 Gomez Pablo COL (Colombia)
8 Bach Elliot USA (United States of America)
9 Bradley Scott USA (United States of America)
10 Christensen Weston USA (United States of America)
11 Dorée Guillaume FRA (France)
12 Emge Clay USA (United States of America)
14 Ems Tyler USA (United States of America)
15 Hipple Tripp USA (United States of America)
16 Hoffman Michael USA (United States of America)
17 Keily Andrew USA (United States of America)
18 Laughery Colin USA (United States of America)
19 Melo Breno USA (United States of America)
20 Pereda Joaquin MEX (Mexico)
21 Price Evan USA (United States of America)
22 Shearon Jonathan USA (United States of America)
23 Siska Lukas SVK (Slovakia)
24 Treise Ted USA (United States of America)

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31 Carfrae Mirinda AUS (Australia)
32 Kessler Meredith USA (United States of America)
33 Corbin Linsey USA (United States of America)
34 Kaye Alicia USA (United States of America)
35 Seymour Jeanni USA (United States of America)
36 Smith Lesley USA (United States of America)
37 Griesbauer Dede USA (United States of America)
38 Hering Jackie USA (United States of America)
39 Mathews Laura USA (United States of America)
40 Van der Merwe Natasha USA (United States of America)
41 Jerdonek Lindsey USA (United States of America)
42 Alvarez Palmira USA (United States of America)
43 Barnett Lauren USA (United States of America)
44 Becharas Lisa USA (United States of America)
45 Davis‐Hayes Cecilia USA (United States of America)
46 Dingman Danielle USA (United States of America)
47 Doehla Alissa USA (United States of America)
48 Heneghan Michelle IRL (Ireland)
49 Kyme Katie AUS (Australia)
50 Olson Rachel USA (United States of America)
51 Pomeroy Robin USA (United States of America)
52 Reschke Jennifer USA (United States of America)
53 Sanjana Frankie GBR (United Kingdom)
54 Smith Kearci USA (United States of America)
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