Galveston hosting Ironman Triathlon today

The Ironman Triathlon is being held in Galveston today.

April 6, 2014 6:23:33 AM PDT
Right now, more than 25,00 athletes are in Galveston for the Ironman Triathlon.

The race began just after 8am with a 1.2 mile swim, followed by 56 miles of cycling.

The competition ends with a 13.1 mile run to the finish line at Moody Gardens.

The top 40 people who finish the course the fastest will qualify for the Ironman World Championship in Canada.

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