Look back on the race with these images and check back to Triathlete.com this weekend for coverage of the 2013 event.

2012 Ironman Lake Placid Triathlon
Ironman Lake Placid. Photo: Gani Pinero/Endurapix
2012 Ironman Lake Placid Triathlon
Next year’s Ironman Lake Placid race will feature a female professional field. Photo: Gani Pinero/Endurapix
2012 Ironman Lake Placid Triathlon
2012 Ironman Lake Placid Triathlon
Ironman Lake Placid. Photo: Gani Pinero/Endurapix
2012 Ironman Lake Placid Triathlon
2012 Ironman Lake Placid Triathlon
2012 Ironman Lake Placid Triathlon
2012 Ironman Lake Placid Triathlon
2012 Ironman Lake Placid Triathlon
2012 Ironman Lake Placid Triathlon
2012 Ironman Lake Placid Triathlon
2012 Ironman Lake Placid Triathlon
2012 Ironman Lake Placid Triathlon
2012 Ironman Lake Placid Triathlon
2012 Ironman Lake Placid Triathlon
2012 Ironman Lake Placid Triathlon
2012 Ironman Lake Placid Triathlon
2012 Ironman Lake Placid Triathlon
2012 Ironman Lake Placid Triathlon
2012 Ironman Lake Placid Triathlon
Photo: Larry Rosa/Endurapix

In 2012, Andy Potts (USA) turned in a dominating performance in the men’s race, while Jessie Donavan (USA) notched her first Ironman victory at the age of 36. Look back on the race with these images and check back to Triathlete.com this weekend for coverage of the 2013 event.

Read the race recap.