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IRONMAN 70.3 Racine




  • Pro Men

    1 Sanders Lionel MPRO CAN (Canada)
    2 Starykowicz Andrew MPRO USA (United States)
    3 Cunningham Richie MPRO AUS (Australia)
    4 Griffin Leon MPRO AUS (Australia)
    7 Scott Drew MPRO USA (United States)
    8 Butterfield Tyler MPRO BMU (Bermuda)
    9 Gerlach Thomas MPRO USA (United States)
    10 Giardini Davide MPRO ITA (Italy)
    11 Hanson Matt MPRO USA (United States)
    12 Chrabot Matt MPRO USA (United States)
    14 Bretscher Daniel MPRO USA (United States)
    15 Botelho Raymond MPRO USA (United States)
    16 Aldy Aubrey MPRO USA (United States)
    18 Brady Patrick MPRO USA (United States)
    20 Curbeau Matthew MPRO USA (United States)
    21 De Elias Mario MPRO ARG (Argentina)
    22 Duncan Robert MPRO USA (United States)
    23 Garza Arturo MPRO MEX (Mexico)
    24 Kotar Keith MPRO USA (United States)
    25 Laughery Colin MPRO USA (United States)
    26 Lubinski Jim MPRO USA (United States)
    27 Nielsen Andrew MPRO USA (United States)
    28 Rosete Torres Yunior MPRO USA (United States)
    29 Schilling Alexander MPRO DEU (Germany)
    30 Sepulveda Rodrigo MPRO CHL (Chile)
    31 Sweet Christopher MPRO USA (United States)
    32 Wade Robert MPRO IRL (Ireland)
    33 Williams Benjamin MPRO USA (United States)
  • Pro Women

    40 Naeth Angela WPRO CAN (Canada)
    41 Wurtele Heather WPRO CAN (Canada)
    42 Williamson Kelly WPRO USA (United States)
    44 Jackson Heather WPRO USA (United States)
    46 Hering Jackie WPRO USA (United States)
    47 Anelauskas Katilin WPRO USA (United States)
    49 Butterfield Nikki WPRO AUS (Australia)
    50 Chong Jessica WPRO USA (United States)
    52 Fischer Dani WPRO USA (United States)
    53 Gordon Jacqui WPRO USA (United States)
    54 Huse Sue WPRO CAN (Canada)
    55 Jahn Kirsty WPRO CAN (Canada)
    57 Lamacchia Leslie WPRO USA (United States)
    58 Leiggi Heather WPRO USA (United States)
    59 Luse Nickie WPRO USA (United States)
    60 Martin Britta WPRO NZL (New Zealand)
    62 Rakel Kathy WPRO USA (United States)
    63 Ritchie Tami WPRO USA (United States)
    65 Seymour Jeanni WPRO ZAF (South Africa)
    66 Shutt Beth WPRO USA (United States)
    67 Spieldenner Jennifer WPRO USA (United States)
    68 Thomas Kathryn WPRO USA (United States)
    69 Van Der Merwe Lynette WPRO ZAF (South Africa)
    70 Woodford Molly WPRO USA (United States)
  • IT'S RACE WEEK!!! How did it get here so fast?! 😳 Can't wait to be done with work today and head to Wisconsin Friday! #raceweek #IM703racine #swimbikerun #timetohavefun

  • Sanders and Haskins Race Favorites

    Lionel Sanders is on a bit of a tear right now and this weekend will see if continue his dominating ways in Wisconsin. In the women's race, Sarah Haskins will be making her third start at the half distance and no doubt she would love to keep her perfect record intact. However, there are five other women in the race that excel at this distance racing, potentially making this one of the most exciting races of the season

    Featured men: Lionel Sanders, Richie Cunningham, Leon Griffin Matt Hanson and Matt Charbot.
    Featured Women: Sarah Haskins, Angela Naeth, Heather Wurtele, Heather Jackson, Kelly Wiliamson and Nikki Butterfield.

    Pro start list
    Event page

    Follow the IRONMAN 70.3 Racine race action here on IRONMAN.com and on Twitter at @IRONMANLive. Join the conversation using the hashtag #IM703Racine.

    Race start time: Sunday, July 19: 7:00 a.m CDT

  • Sarah Haskins has reported in her blog on Friday that she has a foot injury and will not be racing on Sunday in Racine. Her absence is disappointing, but the women's field is still very strong and deep.

    Read Sarah Haskins' blog here
  • Welcome to Racine's Ironman Village! #ironman #realracine #im703racine

  • Race check-in complete. Wish me luck tomorrow. #IM703RACINE #IRONMAN

  • Future IronPeople! Fun to cheer on #IronKids of Racine. Great smiles; some tears. :) @IRONMANtri #IM703Racine http://pbs.twimg.com/media/CKM25bCWIAAY0D2.jpg

  • Featured men: Lionel Sanders, Richie Cunningham, Leon Griffin Matt Hanson and Matt Charbot.
    Featured Women: Angela Naeth, Heather Wurtele, Heather Jackson, Kelly Williamson and Nikki Butterfield.

    Pro start list
    Event page

    Follow the IRONMAN 70.3 Racine race action here on IRONMAN.com and on Twitter at @IRONMANLive. Join the conversation using the hashtag #IM703Racine.

    Race start time: Sunday, July 19: 7:00 a.m CDT

  • The swim is a point-to-point course along North Beach in Lake Michigan. North Beach Park is open for practice during the normal swimming season—weather permitting. Water temperature is almost always less than 78 F. Wetsuits are allowed and encouraged. North Beach is named a Blue Wave Beach by the Clean Beach Council.


  • TOP 20 Pro Men - Out Of Swim

    1 21:40 10 MPRO Davide Giardini ITA
    2 22:09 0:29 12 MPRO Matt Chrabot USA
    3 22:25 0:46 27 MPRO Andrew Nielsen USA
    4 22:45 1:06 7 MPRO Drew Scott USA
    5 22:46 1:07 2 MPRO Andrew Starykowicz USA
    6 23:37 1:58 4 MPRO Leon Griffin AUS
    7 23:41 2:01 28 MPRO Yunior Rosete Torres USA
    8 23:47 2:07 30 MPRO Rodrigo Sepulveda CHL
    9 23:49 2:10 3 MPRO Richie Cunningham AUS
    10 24:48 3:08 9 MPRO Thomas Gerlach USA
    11 24:52 3:13 21 MPRO Mario De Elias ARG
    12 25:25 3:46 33 MPRO Benjamin Williams USA
    13 25:32 3:52 14 MPRO Daniel Bretscher USA
    14 25:48 4:09 15 MPRO Raymond Botelho USA
    15 25:48 4:09 32 MPRO Robert Wade IRL
    16 26:21 4:42 1 MPRO Lionel Sanders CAN
    17 26:22 4:43 11 MPRO Matt Hanson USA
    18 27:20 5:41 20 MPRO Matthew Curbeau USA
    19 27:27 5:47 31 MPRO Christopher Sweet USA
    20 27:57 6:18 22 MPRO Robert Duncan USA
  • TOP 10 Pro Women - Out Of Swim

    1 24:13 67 FPRO Jennifer Spieldenner USA
    2 24:48 0:36 46 FPRO Jackie Hering USA
    3 24:50 0:38 65 FPRO Jeanni Seymour ZAF
    4 24:50 0:38 63 FPRO Tami Ritchie USA
    5 25:37 1:25 41 FPRO Heather Wurtele CAN
    6 25:38 1:26 68 FPRO Kathryn Thomas USA
    7 25:48 1:36 42 FPRO Kelly Williamson USA
    8 26:50 2:38 40 FPRO Angela Naeth CAN
    9 26:52 2:40 70 FPRO Molly Woodford USA
    10 26:53 2:41 62 FPRO Kathy Rakel USA
  • Bike

    This route takes riders through some neighborhoods as well as the country side of Racine County. This is a very flat and fast bike course.


  • Starykowicz has +0:07 lead on Giardini at 16 miles. Chrabot is third +1:01 down. Scott is +2:29, while Cunniingham Griffin and Nielsen are all just over three minutes off the pace and riding together. Sanders has made up seven positions and now rides in 9th, making up just shy of a minute in the open portion of the bike.
  • TOP 20 Pro Men - Thru Bike Split 1 - 16 miles

    1 59:22 2 MPRO Andrew Starykowicz USA
    2 59:28 0:07 10 MPRO Davide Giardini ITA
    3 1:00:23 1:01 12 MPRO Matt Chrabot USA
    4 1:01:50 2:29 7 MPRO Drew Scott USA
    5 1:02:23 3:02 3 MPRO Richie Cunningham AUS
    6 1:02:26 3:05 4 MPRO Leon Griffin AUS
    7 1:02:28 3:07 27 MPRO Andrew Nielsen USA
    8 1:02:36 3:15 28 MPRO Yunior Rosete Torres USA
    9 1:03:11 3:49 1 MPRO Lionel Sanders CAN
    10 1:04:36 5:14 9 MPRO Thomas Gerlach USA
    11 1:04:47 5:25 15 MPRO Raymond Botelho USA
    12 1:05:08 5:46 11 MPRO Matt Hanson USA
    13 1:05:26 6:04 32 MPRO Robert Wade IRL
    14 1:05:28 6:07 30 MPRO Rodrigo Sepulveda CHL
    15 1:05:42 6:21 14 MPRO Daniel Bretscher USA
    16 1:06:12 6:50 21 MPRO Mario De Elias ARG
    17 1:08:06 8:45 20 MPRO Matthew Curbeau USA
    18 1:08:16 8:55 33 MPRO Benjamin Williams USA
    19 1:09:16 9:55 25 MPRO Colin Laughery USA
    20 1:09:21 10:00 26 MPRO Jim Lubinski USA
  • Wurtele has pushed her way to the front of the race at 16 miles and has established a 57 second lead on Spieldenner. Naeth is riding in third, +2:06, Hering +2:21 and Seymour +2:39. The remainder of the field is over five minutes off the pace.
  • TOP 10 Pro Women - Thru Bike Split 1 - 16 miles

    1 1:06:54 41 FPRO Heather Wurtele CAN
    2 1:07:50 0:57 67 FPRO Jennifer Spieldenner USA
    3 1:09:00 2:06 40 FPRO Angela Naeth CAN
    4 1:09:15 2:21 46 FPRO Jackie Hering USA
    5 1:09:32 2:39 65 FPRO Jeanni Seymour ZAF
    6 1:11:54 5:01 68 FPRO Kathryn Thomas USA
    7 1:12:00 5:07 42 FPRO Kelly Williamson USA
    8 1:12:06 5:12 63 FPRO Tami Ritchie USA
    9 1:13:09 6:16 62 FPRO Kathy Rakel USA
    10 1:13:32 6:38 52 FPRO Dani Fischer USA
  • Ironman athletes on bikes now! Keep an eye out! @ironmanlive #im703racine #ironman #realracine

  • Starykowicz has just gone through 34 miles and has a +2:58 buffer on Giardini., Chrabot +4:20 and Sanders, at +4:39.
  • TOP 10 Pro Men - Thru Bike Split 2 - 34 miles

    1 1:37:21 2 MPRO Andrew Starykowicz USA
    2 1:40:18 2:58 10 MPRO Davide Giardini ITA
    3 1:41:40 4:20 12 MPRO Matt Chrabot USA
    4 1:41:59 4:39 1 MPRO Lionel Sanders CAN
    5 1:43:32 6:11 3 MPRO Richie Cunningham AUS
    6 1:43:34 6:14 4 MPRO Leon Griffin AUS
    7 1:43:36 6:15 7 MPRO Drew Scott USA
    8 1:43:39 6:18 27 MPRO Andrew Nielsen USA
    9 1:44:38 7:18 28 MPRO Yunior Rosete Torres USA
    10 1:46:02 8:42 11 MPRO Matt Hanson USA
  • Last year a healthy Starykowicz ran a 1:18 here in Racine while Sanders ran a 1:09 for the win. In addition, Starykowicz competed in Germany last weekend and has a full distance in his legs and then throw in international travel.
  • Wurtele has just bike through 34 miles with Neath +2:44 off the pace.
  • Starykowicz has opened up a +4:19 lead on Giardini at 42 miles. Sanders is third, +5:13 off the pace while Chrabot has slipped to fourth, +5:46.
  • TOP 15 Pro Men - Thru Bike Split 3 - 42 miles

    1 1:53:58 2 MPRO Andrew Starykowicz USA
    2 1:58:17 4:19 10 MPRO Davide Giardini ITA
    3 1:59:11 5:13 1 MPRO Lionel Sanders CAN
    4 1:59:44 5:46 12 MPRO Matt Chrabot USA
    5 2:01:41 7:43 7 MPRO Drew Scott USA
    6 2:01:43 7:46 3 MPRO Richie Cunningham AUS
    7 2:01:45 7:48 4 MPRO Leon Griffin AUS
    8 2:01:47 7:49 27 MPRO Andrew Nielsen USA
    9 2:03:32 9:35 28 MPRO Yunior Rosete Torres USA
    10 2:04:20 10:22 9 MPRO Thomas Gerlach USA
    11 2:04:22 10:24 11 MPRO Matt Hanson USA
    12 2:04:27 10:29 15 MPRO Raymond Botelho USA
    13 2:08:07 14:09 32 MPRO Robert Wade IRL
    14 2:08:12 14:14 30 MPRO Rodrigo Sepulveda CHL
    15 2:08:21 14:23 14 MPRO Daniel Bretscher USA
  • Starykowicz has been averaging just under 29 MPH for the duration of the bike. We have him at 28.1, 28,5 and 28.9 for the first three time splits!
  • Wurtele has a +3:00 lead on Naeth at 42 miles. Spieldenner in third at +5:19, Hering +6:58 and Seymour +7:13.
  • TOP 10 Pro Women - Thru Bike Split 3 - 42 miles

    1 2:09:36 41 FPRO Heather Wurtele CAN
    2 2:12:36 3:00 40 FPRO Angela Naeth CAN
    3 2:14:54 5:19 67 FPRO Jennifer Spieldenner USA
    4 2:16:34 6:58 46 FPRO Jackie Hering USA
    5 2:16:48 7:13 65 FPRO Jeanni Seymour ZAF
    6 2:18:44 9:09 49 FPRO Nikki Butterfield AUS
    7 2:19:31 9:56 68 FPRO Kathryn Thomas USA
    8 2:20:21 10:46 52 FPRO Dani Fischer USA
    9 2:22:29 12:53 66 FPRO Beth Shutt USA
    10 2:22:32 12:56 58 FPRO Heather Leiggi USA
  • Starykowicz is first off the bike after pounding out a 2:00:32 bike split that was a 27.9 MPH for the 56 miles!
  • Sanders is second off the bike and is 6:51 in arrears to Starykowicz. Giardini is third off the bike, 16 seconds after Sanders.

  • TOP 10 Pro Men - Thru 56-Mile Bike Finish

    1 2:25:46 2 MPRO Andrew Starykowicz USA
    2 2:32:36 6:51 1 MPRO Lionel Sanders CAN
    3 2:32:53 7:07 10 MPRO Davide Giardini ITA
    4 2:35:27 9:41 12 MPRO Matt Chrabot USA
    5 2:37:06 11:21 4 MPRO Leon Griffin AUS
    6 2:37:09 11:24 3 MPRO Richie Cunningham AUS
    7 2:37:11 11:26 7 MPRO Drew Scott USA
    8 2:37:21 11:36 27 MPRO Andrew Nielsen USA
    9 2:39:06 13:21 15 MPRO Raymond Botelho USA
    10 2:39:11 13:26 9 MPRO Thomas Gerlach USA
  • Last year runs @starykowicz 1:18:13, @LSandersTri 1:09:36 here in Racine. Hmm!
  • Sanders hammered out a not-to-shabby 2:03:53 bike split, however was still +3:21 off of Starykowicz's pace of 2:00:32.
  • Starykowicz has just gone through 3.2 miles on the run and we are waiting for Sanders to see what the gap is between the two.
  • Wurtele opened it up during the late stages of the bike and holds a 4:10 advantage over Neath heading out on the run.
  • Sanders just clawed back 2:41 of Starykowicz's lead over the opening 3.2 miles of the run. Sanders is now just +4:10 back to the leader with a ton of racing left.
  • TOP 6 Pro Women - Thru 56-Mile Bike Finish

    1 2:46:15 41 FPRO Heather Wurtele CAN
    2 2:50:25 4:10 40 FPRO Angela Naeth CAN
    3 2:54:09 7:54 67 FPRO Jennifer Spieldenner USA
    4 2:55:23 9:09 46 FPRO Jackie Hering USA
    5 2:55:34 9:20 65 FPRO Jeanni Seymour ZAF
    6 2:56:33 10:18 49 FPRO Nikki Butterfield AUS
  • TOP 8 Pro Men - Thru Run Split 1 - 3.275 miles

    1 2:48:53 2 MPRO Andrew Starykowicz USA
    2 2:53:14 4:22 1 MPRO Lionel Sanders CAN
    3 2:56:30 7:37 12 MPRO Matt Chrabot USA
    4 2:57:37 8:44 10 MPRO Davide Giardini ITA
    5 2:57:55 9:02 4 MPRO Leon Griffin AUS
    6 2:57:56 9:04 3 MPRO Richie Cunningham AUS
    7 2:58:59 10:06 7 MPRO Drew Scott USA
    8 2:59:40 10:48 27 MPRO Andrew Nielsen USA
  • Starykowicz has just completed 6.5 miles of the run in the lead but Sanders has made up another two minutes and running just +2:22 behind the leader.
  • #IM703RAcine Pace for opening two run splits @starykowicz 6:27 & 6:24 - @LSandersTri 5:41 & 5:47.... #ClippingAlong
  • Wurtele is opening it up on the run and now has a +5:12 lead on Naeth and +8:28 Hering at 3.25 miles into the run.
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