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  • Georgie Rutherford has now finished the bike with a 02:41:19-split. #IM703Staffs
  • Gomez is back! He took the lead on the run now - still followed by Tomschke who showed an awesome race so far! #IM703Staffs
  • Guillaume follows more than 3 minutes after Gomez. #IM703Staffs
  • Here are the top 5 women on the first running km:
  • 1 Gossage, Lucy (GBR) +00:00 03:06:44
    2 Rutherford, Georgie (GBR) +09:29 03:16:13
    3 Cheetham, Susie (GBR) +12:07 03:18:51
    4 Warriner, Samantha Jane (NZL) +12:18 03:19:02
    5 Hector, Alice (GBR) +12:18 03:19:02
  • Run splits at km 7,3:
    1 Gomez, Javier (ESP) +00:00 03:13:31
    2 Thomschke, Markus (GER) +00:51 03:14:22
    3 Guillaume, Romain (FRA) +03:33 03:17:04
    4 Clarke, Will (GBR) +08:07 03:21:38
    5 Fox, Michael (AUS) +10:08 03:23:39
    6 Simon, Oliver (GBR) +12:34 03:26:05
    7 Schilling, Alexander (GER) +12:34 03:26:05
    8 Harrison, Stephen (GBR) +13:35 03:27:06
    9 Williams, Brad (USA) +13:37 03:27:08
  • 220Triathlon: lucygoss is well in the lead in the women's race. Who woyld bet against her now! #IM703Staffs http://pbs.twimg.com/media/CHc1sX8W8AAu8nZ.jpg

  • Some great race day pictures on the Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire facebook page at www.facebook.com
  • Only another 5 km to run and Gomez is still in the lead. #IM703Staffs
  • Have a look at the top3 at km14:
    1 Gomez, Javier (ESP) +00:00 03:37:26
    2 Thomschke, Markus (GER) +03:21 03:40:47
    3 Guillaume, Romain (FRA) +05:05 03:42:31
  • Lucy Gossage won't give up the spectacular leading position. She just passed km 7,3. #IM703Staffs
  • Women splits at km7,3 with a far far leading Gossage:
    1 Gossage, Lucy (GBR) +00:00 03:34:45
    2 Rutherford, Georgie (GBR) +10:18 03:45:03
    3 Cheetham, Susie (GBR) +10:59 03:45:44
  • 70.3 World Champion Javier Gomez just won the Inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire in 04:02:14! Congrats!! #IM703Staffs
  • Gossage just crossed the 14km mark and is on heir way to the finish line as well. #IM703Staffs
  • Markus Tomschke finished 2nd in 04:07:33 after an incredible race!! Many congrats to this performance! #IM703Staffs
  • Romain Guillaume finished third in 04:09:07! #IM703Staffs
  • Have a look at the top 3 finishers at #IM703Staffs:
    1 Gomez, Javier (ESP) +00:00 04:02:13
    2 Thomschke, Markus (GER) +05:20 04:07:33
    3 Guillaume, Romain (FRA) +06:54 04:09:07
  • Will Clarke came in 4th in 04:11:10 #IM703Staffs
  • Lucy Gossage is still in first place and not far from finishing.... can she hold on?
  • The #IM703Staffs top 10 men:
    1 Gomez, Javier (ESP) +00:00 04:02:13
    2 Thomschke, Markus (GER) +05:20 04:07:33
    3 Guillaume, Romain (FRA) +06:54 04:09:07
    4 Clarke, Will (GBR) +08:57 04:11:10
    5 Schilling, Alexander (GER) +15:26 04:17:39
    6 Fox, Michael (AUS) +16:42 04:18:55
    7 Simon, Oliver (GBR) +17:53 04:20:06
    8 Harrison, Stephen (GBR) +20:13 04:22:26
    9 Williams, Brad (USA) +21:06 04:23:19
    10 Cseik, Marton (HUN) +28:00 04:30:13
  • After an incredible race and very strong performance Lucy Gossage won the #IM703Staffs in 04:31:09! Congratulations!
  • Susie Cheetham came in second in 04:41:28! #IM703Staffs
  • Samantha Warriner takes 3rd place in 4:46:36 #IM703Staffs
  • Here are the top 5 ladies at #IM703Staffs:
    1 Gossage, Lucy (GBR) +00:00 04:31:09
    2 Cheetham, Susie (GBR) +10:19 04:41:28
    3 Warriner, Samantha Jane (NZL) +15:27 04:46:36
    4 Rutherford, Georgie (GBR) +17:06 04:48:15
    5 Haresign, Eleanor (GBR) +22:09 04:53:18
  • 220Triathlon: First age grouper across the line at #IM703staffs is Ian Dempsey. What a performance! http://pbs.twimg.com/media/CHdMr2iWgAAzhvG.jpg

  • Looking at mister @GordonRamsay: he is already close to the finish. Just passed km 14! Go go go! #IM703Staff
  • Lots of age groups competing and some amazing spectator support #IM703Staffs
  • #116th age group rank for @GordonRamsay: he finished the #IM703Staffs in 05:53:49. Congrats!
  • 1214 athletes have already finished, 734 are still out on the run. Keep going, guys!! #IM703Staffs
  • Thought for the day - You NEVER turn your cards over in this game...it aint over till you cross the line #IM703Staffs
  • Big thanks to all the marshals, volunteers and people who made it happen @IM703STAFFS Cracking day #IM703Staffs Now eating ALL the food!
  • Let's hope the good weather holds for the thousands of spectators watching the age groupers on the run course here at Shugborough Hall
  • Just over an hour left for this year's Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire and we are cheering on our age groupers
  • Chap on the finish line wearing blue gloves deserves a medal.. he has been so encouraging to all the finishers ! Well done Mr #IM703Staffs
  • Great to see so many people here in person cheering on their friends and family, or sending their support on social meda #IM703Staffs
  • Finishers surprised at @IM703STAFFS with hilly bike and run course. Good hard training race and happy to get 3rd in AG today :) #3outof4
  • 1863 finishers at the #IM703Staffs! Congrats to all of you!
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  • All done at the @IM703STAFFS .what an event. Well organised and the course was definitely challenging http://pbs.twimg.com/media/CHeBBKMW8AAfZEs.jpg

  • Fabulous day @IM703STAFFS @shugborough -the most amazing atmosphere as the athletes all cross the line #huge commitment /effort #inspiring!
  • Nice swim start impression at the #IM703Staffs / photo: Getty

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  • #IM703Staffs run course / Photo: Getty

  • Looks like @IM703STAFFS is one for the bucket list in 2016
  • Gomez heads towards the finish line at #IM703Staffs / photo: Getty

  • Javier Gomez wins the #IM703Staffs / photo: Getty

  • Gomez enjoys the finish line at #IM703Staffs / photo: Getty

  • Lucy Gossage wins the #IM703Staffs / photo: Getty

  • A happy Gordon Ramsay #IM703Staffs / photo: Getty

  • There are still a few athletes on the run course, let's cheer them home!
  • We've just had our final finisher run down the finish chute. Well done to everyone today: athletes, spectators and volunteers #IM703Staffs
  • Thanks to everyone who supported Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire this year, we hope to see you all next year for another action packed event
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