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PHOTOS: Live updates from the women's Little 500

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For live race updates, check out: LIVE UPDATES: Follow the 36th running of the women’s Little 500

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Kappa Alpha Theta cyclists embrace before the start of the 2024 women's Little 500 on April 19, 2024, at Bill Armstrong Stadium in Bloomington. Theta finished fifth in qualifications.

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Fans supporting Alpha Chi Omega cheer April 19, 2024, at Bill Armstrong Stadium in Bloomington. Omega started the race in the middle of the front row.

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The RideOn Cycling team sits in front of its gate April 19, 2024, at Bill Armstrong Stadium in Bloomington. RideOn Cycling began the race in 16th place.

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The Little 500 Bison rides around Bill Armstrong Stadium during pre-race ceremonies April 19, 2024, in Bloomington. The Bison first appeared as an IU mascot in 1965.

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Riders participate in warmups before the start of the women's Little 500 on April 19, 2024, at Bill Armstrong Stadium. Friday marks the 36th running of the women's race.

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A crash begins in the middle of the pack during the women's Little 500 on April 19, 2024, at Bill Armstrong Stadium in Bloomington. The first crash of Friday's race occurred on Lap 3, as 10 riders went down.

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Teter leads the field during the 36th running of the women's Little 500 on April 19, 2024, at Bill Armstrong Stadium in Bloomington. Teter began the race in pole position.
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Riders participate in three-by-three formations during warmup laps before the start of the women's Little 500 on April 19, 2024, at Bill Armstrong Stadium in Bloomington. The pace laps model those before the Indianapolis 500, where 11 rows of three cars circle the Indianapolis Motor Speedway before taking the green flag.

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An Alpha Chi Omega rider motions to her team after crashing in the women's Little 500 on April 19, 2024, at Bill Armstrong Stadium in Bloomington. Alpha Chi Omega finished second in last year's women's Little 500.

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A Gamma Phi Beta rider competes in the women's Little 500 on April 19, 2024, at Bill Armstrong Stadium in Bloomington. Polycor Indiana Limestome replaced Nature's Way as Gamma Phi Beta's sponsor for the 2024 race.

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A Teter rider looks on after crashing during the women's Little 500 on April 19, 2024, at Bill Armstrong Stadium in Brownsburg. Teter started the race from first place and ran amongst the leaders before the crash occurred.

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Kappa Alpha Theta leads the pack during the women's Little 500 on April 19, 2024, at Bill Armstrong Stadium in Bloomington. Theta qualified fifth for the race before surging to a dominant lead in the race's middle stages.

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Kappa Alpha Theta (left) and Novus (right) lead the field in the women's Little 500 on April 19, 2024, at Bill Armstrong Stadium in Bloomington. Both teams qualified inside the top five.
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A Teter ride cycles in the middle of the pack in the women's Little 500 on April 19, 2024, at Bill Armstrong Stadium in Bloomington. Teter started on pole but was involved in a crash on Lap 18.

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Melanzana (yellow) and Novus (blue) lead a pack during the women's Little 500 on April 19, 2024, at Bill Armstrong Stadium in Bloomington. Both teams finished the race in the top 10.
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Riders race by the front grandstand at the women's Little 500 on April 19, 2024, at Bill Armstrong Stadium in Bloomington. The women's Little 500 drew over 14,000 fans in last year's race.

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Alpha Chi Omega senior rider Cecilia Ball races down a straightaway during the women's Little 500 on April 19, 2024, at Bill Armstrong Stadium in Bloomington. Alpha Chi Omega had the second highest qualifying time during Qualifications.

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Riders pedal out of turn four during a warmup lap before the women's Little 500 on April 19, 2024, at Bill Armstrong Stadium in Bloomington. There were 33 teams competing in the 36th running.

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Fans watch riders at turn one April 19, 2024, during the women's Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium in Bloomington. Attendees flocked to the surrounding fences to cheer for their teams.

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Alpha Fasta Bika riders run on the field after introductions April 19, 2024, before the start of the women's Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium in Bloomington. This was the team's first race.

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Riders cross the start line for the first lap of the women's Little 500 on April 19, 2024, at Bill Armstrong Stadium in Bloomington. Teter, Alpha Chi Omega and NOVUS led the pack from the first row.

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Kappa Alpha Theta riders Claire Tips, Bailey Cappella, Audrey La Valle and Greta Heyl lead the victory lap April 19, 2024, after the women's Little 500 at Bill Armstrong Stadium in Bloomington. This was the team's ninth win—the first since 2018.

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