Local business InView Graphics recently installed a gigantic Ironman Chattanooga logo atop the Tennessee Aquarium.

Chattanooga is hosting the Ironman 70.3 World Championship this weekend, so more than 4,000 top athletes and countless supporters will soon descend on the Scenic City.

It’s a “historic year” for the event because it will include the largest athlete field ever for an Ironman 70.3.


The 2017 field of athletes will tackle a 1.2-mile swim in the Tennessee River, followed by a 56-mile bicycle ride through Lookout Mountain and into downtown Chattanooga, capped with a 13.1-mile run along the Tennessee Riverwalk and Riverfront Parkway, finishing at Ross’s Landing—all of which must be completed before an eight-and-a-half-hour cutoff time, according to a news release.

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