Inaugural St. Jude IRONMAN triathlon takes off in Memphis

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 02, 2021 10:00 PM CT | Published: October 02, 2021 3:22 PM CT

Despite rainy weather all day, more than 1,700 athletes started the race. Spectators watched and cheered their loved ones on as they swam, bicycled and ran the 70.3-mile course.


St. Jude Ironman 70.3 Memphis Shelby Farms
Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers criminal justice for The Daily Memphian. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.


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