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TEAM IMF | IRONMAN Louisville Behind The Scenes

October 17th, 2016 | Athlete, Featured Stories

What a beautiful day to become an IRONMAN!

In Louisville, KY., we were greeted with perfect race day weather, southern hospitality, and an amazing group of IRONMAN Foundation Athletes that made it their top priority to Race For More this year at IRONMAN Louisville. With a race week Luncheon to kick-off the week full of fun events, TEAM IMF athletes were able to sit down with one another, and hear some amazing stories of courage, perserverance, and how they made a difference this year through their fundraising.

Even more importantly, these guys raised over $35,000 for our IRONMAN Race Communities. THAT. IS. AWESOME. To find out more about the IRONMAN Louisville Giveback, check out our 2016 IRONMAN Louisville Giveback story HERE.

TEAM IMF Athletes at IRONMAN Louisville are having a blast getting to know one another before race day, and share their passions for fundraising!

TEAM IMF Athletes at IRONMAN Louisville are having a blast getting to know one another before race day, and share their passions for fundraising!

It's race morning and our guys are ready to go- TEAM IMF Athletes are at the swim start, and we are waiting for them here in transition.

It’s race morning and our guys are ready to go- TEAM IMF Athletes are at the swim start, and we are waiting for them here in transition.

Our athletes supporting IMF with their custom IMF Bike Stem Caps!

Our athletes supporting IMF with their custom IMF Bike Stem Caps!

TEAM IMF Athlete, Pete Wenger, shows off his guns (and his IMF tattoo) in T1.

TEAM IMF Athlete, Pete Wenger, shows off his guns (and his IMF tattoo) in T1.

TEAM IMF Ambassador, Carlos Cuellar, flashes a smile in T1.

TEAM IMF Ambassador, Carlos Cuellar, flashes a smile in T1.

A sweet moment shared by TEAM IMF Athlete, Jake Schild, and his super supportive girlfriend!

A sweet moment shared by TEAM IMF Athlete, Jake Schild, and his super supportive girlfriend!

TEAM IMF Athlete, Christine Cooper, looking fresh at the beginning of the 26.2 mile run.

TEAM IMF Athlete, Christine Cooper, looking fresh at the beginning of the 26.2 mile run.

TEAM IMF Athlete, Jeremy McRae, flashes a smile as he passes by on the run course!

TEAM IMF Athlete, Jeremy McRae, flashes a smile as he passes by on the run course!

TEAM IMF Athlete David Rodda on IRONMAN #3 for this year, and has IMAZ coming up here next month!

TEAM IMF Athlete David Rodda on IRONMAN #3 for this year, and has IMAZ coming up here next month!

TEAM IMF Athlete, Oscar Im, looks ready to CRUSH this marathon!

TEAM IMF Athlete, Oscar Im, looks ready to CRUSH this marathon!

Lee is PUMPED to be on his 2nd loop of the run course!

Lee is PUMPED to be on his 2nd loop of the run course!

TEAM IMF Athlete Adrian Bilyk is within a mile of his first IRONMAN Finish Line!!!

TEAM IMF Athlete Adrian Bilyk is within a mile of his first IRONMAN Finish Line!!!

Lee won our Medaling Package Challenge by raising at least $300 in two weeks, and was lucky enough to have his dad medal him at the finish line!

Lee won our Medaling Package Challenge by raising at least $300 in two weeks, and was lucky enough to have his dad medal him at the finish line!