BENTON HARBOR — Participants of this year’s Maytag Ironman 70.3 Steelhead Triathlon couldn’t have asked for better weather for the annual running of the event.

Sunday marked the 17th year of the Steelhead Triathlon at Jean Klock Park, and athletes enjoyed pleasant weather conditions for the 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike and 13.1-mile run.