At mile 18 we have the same group of Bell Don Reed Reed Millward and Matthews together.
On the women's side, Kessler has a 2:40 lead over McBride at mile 18.
At 3 minutes we have a groip that includes Lidbury Hauschildt McQuaid and Carvallo. We're thinking Bennett is in that group as well.
The men are past mile 35 and it looks like Tim Reed has just made a move and has a 30 second gap on the group
Bell has flatted so is now apart from that lead group.
We should have our next update from the infamous Chalk Hill. The sun is starting to come out here at T2.
The first men are up and over Chalk Hill. Tim Reed still holds the lead with a gap of 1:42 to Tim Don. Another 18 seconds back are Matthews and Millward. Another 10 seconds back is Matty Reed.
The gap to Rapp and Thomas is 6:10.
Reed is on Old Redwood Hwy and has a gap of 1:32 over Don. Another 30 seconds back are Matthews and Millward.
Tim Reed is about three minutes from T2.
The gap back to Don is 2:07. Another 40 seconds back are Matthews Millward and Matty Reed
And here comes Tim Reed into transition.
Unfortunately Don has a four minute penalty. He sits there while Matthews, Matty Reed and Millward arrive into T2 and head out on the run.
Rapp and Thomas into T2 together.
On Chalk Hill, Kesdler continues to grow her lead. She is currenly 2:55 ahead of McBride and Carvallo.
Another 15 seconds back is Hauschildt, followed closly by Lidbury.
Luke Bell has arrived into T2 in 8th place and is heading out on the run.
Kessler is at mile 52 and we should see her shortly in T2. She is going for the three-peat today!
At 2:45 to Kessler are McQuaid and McBride.
At 3:30 is Mel Hauschildt.
Tim Reed is through mile 2. Three minutes back is Callum Millward.
Matthews and Matty Reed are 10 seconds behind Millward.
So we got word that our second place male was actually Matty Reed at that mile 2 update.
Our top five women are out on the run course. We've got Kessler, McBride,McQuaid, Hauschildt and Lidbury.
Our first age groupers are into transition and heading onto the run course. Meanwhile, Tim Reed has already hit the La Crema winery, mile 6
At mile 6 Reed holds his lead with Millward at 3:16, Matthews at 3:44 and Matty Reed at 4 minutes.
Tim Don is on a mission. He has run himself up to those top guys and is currently 15 seconds behind Matty Reed.