Hundreds of triathletes competed in 100kms of gruelling swimming, cycling and running at this years Hervey Bay Hundy.
Dubbed the Hundy Heroes, the annual event's volunteers are responsible for a variety of roles, including manning road closures and general marshals.
Entries to the 50, a half-distance triathlon comprised of 1km swim, 40km ride and 9km run, opened at 8am Friday.
Organisers for the November 17-18 event released a new logo to coincide with the start of nominations.
Potential triathletes and ocean swimmers now have a date for which they can tailor their training regimes.