Photos by Samantha Ong

From the Alaska Family fun run to meeting the stellar lineup of professionals racing in this year’s race (including Mauricio Mendez’s meet-and greet session with his fans)  and even the biggest IronGirl run yet, here’s what went down on the first official day of the Regent Aguila Ironman 70.3 weekend.

Subscribe to our newsletter to receive the latest sports news and active lifestyle and fitness features you need