GARDEN GRAND SLAM: Athletes round the first loop inside the Indian Wells Tennis Garden while on 13.1-mile run course at the inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 Indian Wells La Quinta triathlon (Photo Credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images for IRONMAN)
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The 2018 IRONMAN 70.3 Indian Wells La Quinta triathlon saw more than 2,300 athletes representing 37 countries and 47 states start the race. Competitors ranged in age from 18–80 years old. One of more than 110 events in the global IRONMAN 70.3 Series, the IRONMAN 70.3 Indian Wells La Quinta triathlon led athletes along a 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike and 13.1-mile run throughout the cities of Indian Wells and La Quinta, California as well as their surrounding areas. The event offered a total professional prize purse of $25,000 and 30 coveted age group qualifying slots to the 2019 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship, taking place in Nice, France.