Photographer Paul Phillips provides images of a fun and competitive day at Ironman 70.3 Kansas.

Four-time Ironman world champion Chrissie Wellington edged out fellow Brit Leanda Cave, while Australia’s Paul Matthews cruised through the day at Ironman 70.3 Kansas. Look back on last year’s race with these images from photographer Paul Phillips. The 2012 version will take place this weekend on Sunday, June 10.

K-Swiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas
K-Swiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas
K-Swiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas
K-Swiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas
K-Swiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas
K-Swiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas
K-Swiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas
K-Swiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas
K-Swiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas
K-Swiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas
K-Swiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas
K-Swiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas
K-Swiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas
K-Swiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas
K-Swiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas
K-Swiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas
K-Swiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas
K-Swiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas
K-Swiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas
K-Swiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas
K-Swiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas
K-Swiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas
K-Swiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas