There is a battle for 3rd position between Aernouts and Llanos - it is close in the run right now
Women's race at the 14km mark
1. Jodie Ann SWALLOW (#51) 07:14:56
2. Camilla PEDERSEN (#38) 07:19:44 +04:47
3. Diana RIESLER (#75) 07:20:24 +05:27
4. Lucy GOSSAGE (#54) 07:25:23 +10:26
5. Eva WUTTI (#81) 07:28:31 +13:35
Athletes are running into the wind on the second half of the loop in temperatures as high as 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit)
Billard is in pain, holding his left quadricep muscle
Jodie Swallow has just crossed the 18km mark
Pedersen is 7min behind Swallow with Riesler close behind
Riesler has taken 2nd place
Rana is catching up to Van Lierde, who has just crossed the 32km mark, being only 9 minutes behind.
Horner started walking and is looking as though he's struggling
Van Lierde has 5km to go of the Standard Bank Ironman African Championship
It looks like Van Lierde is close to the end. He's closing in on the finish line with less than 30mins to go
Van Lierde has had a strong race the whole way through. He's coming up to Pine Lodge with 4km to go.
Billard has slowed down to a walk, knocking him out of the top ten.
Kyle Buckingham has fallen out of the top ten, dropping to the eleventh spot.
Approximately 3km to go for the 2013 Ironman World Champion. Spectators ready themselves for the arrival of Van Lierde.
Swallow has hit the 23km mark, increasing her lead to 6 minutes and 3 seconds. It seems South Africa's hot conditions don't bother the athlete, having set the course record earlier this year at the IRONMAN 70.3 in East London.
As he approaches the last stretch, Van Lierde is keeping his pace consistent. He has approximately 2km left to run.
Diana Riesler has passed Pedersen 23km into the marathon.
Van Lierde is passing the Radisson Hotel on Marine Drive
Riesler is picking up her pace as she enters the second half of the run, while Swallow remains 7 minutes ahead.
Pedersen is less than a minute behind second position, having also crossed the 23km mark.
Van Lierde is passing aid station 6, approximately 1.5km away from the finish line. It is certain that he can taste victory.
He waves to the crowds and celebrates his considerable lead in this, the inaugural Standard Bank IRONMAN African Championship
Van Lierde is less than 1km away from the finish line
Van Lierde is meters away from the finish line
Ivan Rana is approximately 4km from the finish as Van Lierde approaches the finish
He waves to the crowd as he is only minutes away from the finish
Van Lierde is about to cross the finish line.
Van Lierde is on the red carpet
Van Lierde is mere minutes away from his first continental IRONMAN win
Van Lierde breaks the tape
Van Lierde's time is 08:16
He waves to the crowd and celebrates his win at the Standard Bank IRONMAN African Championship
Frederik van Lierde is the Standard Bank Ironman African Championship 2015 winner, securing a spot at the World Championship later this year
Riesler is 7.45 behind Swallow
The women's race remains consistent, with Swallow starting her final lap approximately 7 minutes ahead of Riesler
Pedersen remains approximately 2 minutes behind Riesler.
Rana is approaching the finish line to claim 2nd place in the men's race
Rana will be pleased with his performance today as he approaches that red carpet
Rana is approaching the finish line to claim 2nd place
Bart Aernouts is currently in 3rd place, less than 2km from the finish line
Aernouts approaches the red carpet
Aernouts is about to claim the third spot on the podium