Friday, September 20, 2013

Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast, 2013

Hi all

Last weekend I was lucky to be able to take some photos at the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast. Here are some pics:

A slow shutter speed pic of one of the women's divisions starts - into the Coral Sea at Mooloolaba
Slow Shutter Speed - Race Start - Swim Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 2. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Veteran Japanese triathlete Kiyomi Niwata, who went on to place second in the Women's elite professional devision
Kiyomi Niwata - Swim Exit, approaching T1 - Swim Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 2. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Gasping for air after a 1.9k swim
Swim Exit (Coral Sea, Mooloolaba), Swim Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 1. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

A triathlete with a disability receives assistance from the volunteers
Swim Exit (Coral Sea, Mooloolaba), Swim Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 1. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

The emphatic thumbs-up after the 1.9k swim
Swim Exit, approaching T1 - Swim Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 2. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

The typically enthusiastic & nice volunteers were keen for a pic
Volunteers - Swim Exit (Coral Sea, Mooloolaba), Swim Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 1. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Thanks for saying Hi!
Bike Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 1. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Putting the effort in
Bike Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 1. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Let's go running
Run Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 1. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Women's Professional division winner, Kiwi Gina Crawford
Gina Crawford (Women's Pro Winner) - Run Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 1. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Close up
Run Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 2. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Refreshing water - aaaahh!
Run Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 2. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Camaraderie
Run Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 1. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Spiderman is here
Run Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 2. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Jennifer
Run Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 2. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

To finish, the nice love heart icon from Michelle Cooper
Michelle Cooper - Run Leg - Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2013; Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. Camera 2. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com.

Here's my main portfolio gallery on the first Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast.

Here's my extra gallery of additional UN-Edited images on the 2013 Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast.

Thanks so much for looking.

Regards

Des
http://disci.smugmug.com/Sports/Triathlons/

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Bridge to Brisbane Fun Run 2013 Photos

Hi all

Early on Sunday morning, 1 September 2013, I had a great time snapping pics at the 2013 Sunday Mail Suncorp Bridge to Brisbane Fun Run. It was great to see all the athleticism, colour, costumes, happiness, and willingness to donate to charity. Here are some pics:

Athlete with a disability doing a great job near the finish
2013 Sunday Mail Suncorp Bridge to Brisbane Fun Run; Sir Leo Hielscher Bridge (Gateway Bridge) to RNA Showgrounds; 1 September. Camera 1. Photos by Des Thureson:  http://disci.smugmug.com.

A high finisher with time for a thumbs-up and a smile
2013 Sunday Mail Suncorp Bridge to Brisbane Fun Run; Sir Leo Hielscher Bridge (Gateway Bridge) to RNA Showgrounds; 1 September. Camera 1. Photos by Des Thureson:  http://disci.smugmug.com.

2013 Sunday Mail Suncorp Bridge to Brisbane Fun Run; Sir Leo Hielscher Bridge (Gateway Bridge) to RNA Showgrounds; 1 September. Camera 2. Photos by Des Thureson:  http://disci.smugmug.com.

2013 Sunday Mail Suncorp Bridge to Brisbane Fun Run; Sir Leo Hielscher Bridge (Gateway Bridge) to RNA Showgrounds; 1 September. Camera 2. Photos by Des Thureson:  http://disci.smugmug.com.

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman having done very well.
Queensland Premier Campbell Newman - 2013 Sunday Mail Suncorp Bridge to Brisbane Fun Run; Sir Leo Hielscher Bridge (Gateway Bridge) to RNA Showgrounds; 1 September. Camera 2. Photos by Des Thureson:  http://disci.smugmug.com.

I need that refreshing water
2013 Sunday Mail Suncorp Bridge to Brisbane Fun Run; Sir Leo Hielscher Bridge (Gateway Bridge) to RNA Showgrounds; 1 September. Camera 2. Photos by Des Thureson:  http://disci.smugmug.com.

Running in a suit - all in a morning's work
Running in a Suit - 2013 Sunday Mail Suncorp Bridge to Brisbane Fun Run; Sir Leo Hielscher Bridge (Gateway Bridge) to RNA Showgrounds; 1 September. Camera 1. Photos by Des Thureson:  http://disci.smugmug.com.

Let the costimes begin
I love the costumes and the effort people put in - 2013 Sunday Mail Suncorp Bridge to Brisbane Fun Run; Sir Leo Hielscher Bridge (Gateway Bridge) to RNA Showgrounds; 1 September. Camera 1. Photos by Des Thureson:  http://disci.smugmug.com.

Another great job by the helpers at the aid station
2013 Sunday Mail Suncorp Bridge to Brisbane Fun Run; Sir Leo Hielscher Bridge (Gateway Bridge) to RNA Showgrounds; 1 September. Camera 1. Photos by Des Thureson:  http://disci.smugmug.com.

The smile of the morning
2013 Sunday Mail Suncorp Bridge to Brisbane Fun Run; Sir Leo Hielscher Bridge (Gateway Bridge) to RNA Showgrounds; 1 September. Camera 2. Photos by Des Thureson:  http://disci.smugmug.com.

Like a Boss
Like a Boss - 2013 Sunday Mail Suncorp Bridge to Brisbane Fun Run; Sir Leo Hielscher Bridge (Gateway Bridge) to RNA Showgrounds; 1 September. Camera 1. Photos by Des Thureson:  http://disci.smugmug.com.

Helping Miracles
Nice expressions from the participants - Way to Go! - Helping Miracles - 2013 Sunday Mail Suncorp Bridge to Brisbane Fun Run; Sir Leo Hielscher Bridge (Gateway Bridge) to RNA Showgrounds; 1 September. Camera 1. Photos by Des Thureson:  http://disci.smugmug.com.

Let's finish on some bright colours
I love the costumes and the effort people put in - Nice expressions from the participants - Way to Go! - 2013 Sunday Mail Suncorp Bridge to Brisbane Fun Run; Sir Leo Hielscher Bridge (Gateway Bridge) to RNA Showgrounds; 1 September. Camera 1. Photos by Des Thureson:  http://disci.smugmug.com.

Here's my main portfolio gallery on the 2013 Bridge to Brisbane Fun Run.

Here's a second gallery of extra UN-Edited images on the 2013 Bridge to Brisbane Fun Run.

Thanks for looking.

Regards

Des
http://disci.smugmug.com/Sports/Running-Fun-Runs