A photo gallery of the pro race at the 2011 Ford Ironman World Championship from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Photos by Triathlete Photo Editor Nils Nilsen.

2011 Ironman World Championship
2011 Ironman World Championship
2011 Ironman World Championship
2011 Ironman World Championship
2011 Ironman World Championship
Photo: Nils Nilsen
2011 Ironman World Championship
2011 Ironman World Championship
2011 Ironman World Championship
2011 Ironman World Championship
2011 Ironman World Championship
2011 Ironman World Championship
2011 Ironman World Championship
2011 Ironman World Championship
2011 Ironman World Championship
Craig Alexander passed Chris Lieto right after the six-mile mark. Photo: Nils Nilsen
2011 Ironman World Championship
Chris Lieto struggled in the heat during the run and ended up walking throughout portions of the marathon. Photo: Nils Nilsen
2011 Ironman World Championship
Photo: Nils Nilsen
2011 Ironman World Championship
2011 Ironman World Championship
2011 Ironman World Championship
2011 Ironman World Championship
2011 Ironman World Championship
Photo: Nils Nilsen
2011 Ironman World Championship
2011 Ironman World Championship
2011 Ironman World Championship
2011 Ironman World Championship
2011 Ironman World Championship
2011 Ironman World Championship
Photo: Nils Nilsen
2011 Ironman World Championship
2011 Ironman World Championship
Cave finished third behind Chrissie Wellington and Mirinda Carfrae in Kona. Photo: Nils Nilsen
2011 Ironman World Championship