Pan-American Pro’s prepare for 70.3 Monterrey Mexico

Friday 11 May 2018
Set in Nuevo León's vibrant, cosmopolitan capital city, this IRONMAN 70.3 race is a truly unique destination event for athletes and their families.

The course will kick off with a 1.5-mile swim in the man-made Santa Lucia River, downtown's famed waterway that meanders past historic landmarks and the chic commercial districts of Monterrey. The entire course is scattered with cultural sites as it works its way to the finish at the Mexican History Museum in the Macroplaza, one of the largest plazas in the world. Surrounded by monuments, fountains, and city and state buildings, the plaza doubles as a popular gathering spot for Monterrey residents—and, now, a spectacular finish line celebration.

The fast 56-mile bike course starts and finishes at the Macroplaza next to the Palacio de Goberno, a rose-hued marble neoclassical building that houses the governor's offices. The two-loop run course will trace the river and wind through Fundidora Park, a vast former steel factory that has been transformed into a lauded urban green-space, before returning to the welcoming stands.

While visiting Monterrey, the park itself is a must. Studded with remnants of the industrial revolution, it epitomizes Monterrey's integration of history with the present and future—and boasts extensive walking paths, children's playgrounds and a permanent road course for joggers, cyclists and inline skaters. Fundidora Park is also home to a hotel, ice park, children’s theme park, the Monterrey Arena, the Council for the Culture and Arts of Nuevo León museum and more.

The 2018 IRONMAN 70.3 Monterrey will offer 30 qualifying slots to the 2018 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa.

Professionals compete for P-750 points plus $50,000 prize purse.

MALE PRO:
1 Collington Kevin USA
2 O'Donnell Tim USA
3 Chrabot Matt USA
4 Beals Cody CAN  
5 Matthews Paul AUS 
6 Costes Antony FRA
7 Serrano Francisco MEX  
8 Van De Wyngard Felipe CHL
9 Carrillo Alan MEX
10 Schroeder Chris USA
11 Deckard Robbie USA
13 Garza Arturo MEX
14 Libin Alex USA
15 Marmol Giovanny ECU
16 Pereda Joaquin MEX
17 Nelson Loren CAN  
18 Chirinos Andres PER
19 Starykowicz Andrew USA

FEMALE PRO:
25 Seymour Jeanni ZAF
26 Carfrae Mirinda AUS
27 Goss Lauren USA
28 Sali Kaisa FIN
29 Naeth Angela CAN
30 Smith Lesley USA
31 Brown Christen USA
32 Harari Lotty PAN
33 Tastets Pamela CHL
34 Johann Carly USA
35 Basso Anne FRA
36 Mathews Laura USA
37 Delisle Laurence USA
38 Rusch Maggie USA
39 Ray Erin USA
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