Top run images from 2023 Vinfast IRONMAN WC


NICE, France (Sept. 10, 2023) – Nice, France took center stage today, welcoming over 2,200 registered athletes to participate in the men’s edition of the 2023 VinFast IRONMAN® World Championship triathlon. Following the swim and bike leg of the race, athletes took on the HOKA run course for 26.2-miles (42.2km) along the Promenade des Anglais lined with spectators from end-to-end, all with the Mediterranean Sea as a backdrop. in total, athlete conquered a 140.-mile quest, linking a Mediterranean swim, technical hinterland bike and vibrant coastal run.

Below are top images from today’s run course. 

THE IRON COAST: An aerial view of the Promenade des Anglais that hosted the 26.2-mile HOKA Run Course at the 2023 IRONMAN World Championship triathlon in Nice, France. (Photo by: Robert Palomba for IRONMAN)
GRAND FINALE: France’s Sam Laidlow and Germany’s Partick Lange make history today, coming in first and second, respectively, at the 2023 IRONMAN World Championship in Nice, France (Photo by: Donald Miralle for IRONMAN)
FINISHING TOUCHES: Athletes from around the world take on the final leg of the VinFast IRONMAN World Championship. The Promenade des Anglais was lined with an excited and energetic crowd. (Photo by: Donald Miralle for IRONMAN)
A PARADE OF ATHLETES: Spectators line the streets to cheer on the competing athletes as they make their way down the Promenade des Anglais on the 26.2-mile Hoka Run Course (Photo by: Sylvain Thomas, AFP for IRONMAN)
TWO IS A CROWD BUT THREE IS A PARTY: Athletes come together to finish their runs along the iconic on Promenade des Anglais at the 2023 IRONMAN World Championship in Nice, France. (Photo by: Sylvain Thomas, AFP for IRONMAN)
RUNNING AWAY WITH IT: After producing the fastest bike split among the professional men, Sam Laidlow maintains his lead on the HOKA Run Course on home soil in Nice, France. (Photo by: Donald Miralle for IRONMAN
LEVEL UP: A young spectator provides athletes passing down the Promenade des Anglais a boost on their way to finishing the 2023 VinFast IRONMAN World Championship in Nice, France.  (Photo by: Sylvain Thomas, AFP for IRONMAN)
A FOND FARWELL FOR FRODENO: Olympic Gold Medalist, three-time IRONMAN World Champion, and  two-time IRONMAN 70.3 World Champion Jan Frodeno salutes the crowd and soaks it all in following a disappointing final result but one of the most storied triathlon careers in finishing his “last dance” at the 2023 VinFast IRONMAN World Championship triathlon – (Photo credit: Jan Hetfleisch)
SMILE FROM EAR TO EAR: Austrian para-athlete, Thomas Frühwirth dawns a massive smile as crosses the finish line following a grueling day of racing at the 2023 VinFast World Championship triathlon (Photo by: Bartlomiej Zborowski/Activ’Images  for IRONMAN)
ON TO ANOTHER ONE: American Rudy von Berg, who grew up in the French Mediterranean and makes his home in France, rounds the corner for a lineal lap on the Promenade des Anglais en route to securing the fourth spot on the podium at the 2023 VinFast IRONMAN World Championship in Nice, France (Photo by: Bartlomiej Zborowski/Activ’Images for IRONMAN)
PALM RELIEF: Denmark’s Magnus Ditlev passes beneath the shade of the palm tree lined streets of Nice while racing toward a third-place finish at the 2023 VinFast IRONMAN World Championship in Nice, France. (Photo by Jan Hetfleisch/Getty Images for IRONMAN)

ALL THE FEELS: From a broken pelvis in 2022 to a finish at the IRONMAN World Championship in 2023, Pierre Stieremans from France showcased the range of emotions that one experiences at the finish line (Photo Credit: Bartlomiej Zborowski, Activ Images for IRONMAN)

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