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Elliot Mattingly, a physical therapist with KORT rides around Court Square while training for the upcoming Iron Man event in Louisville. Mattingly, his wife and a few others from the area are participating in the triathlon event and hope to inspire others to get out and stay active.
Friends aim to inspire

It’s not about winning for a local group that has trained nearly half a year to participate in one of the most physically grueling competitions in the sports world.

“We like to challenge our bodies to try and push ourselves beyond our limits,” Elliot Mattingly, a physical therapist with KORT, said of the decision to compete in an upcoming Ironman. Mattingly and his wife, Amanda, are joined by friends Liz Mattingly, Brett Martin and Kyle Newton in training for the triathlon event in Louisville Oct. 9.