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  • Already a big gap of 19:02min between the leader Vanhoenacker and last years winner Ivan Rana @ 151,7K. #IMAustria
  • Still 10K on the bike for the current leader Marino Vanhoenacker #IMAustria
  • Pro Male: Top 5 @ 151K
    1.Vanhoenacker, Marino (BEL) 04:22:10
    2.Weiss, Michael (AUT) +12:32
    3.Rana, Ivan (ESP) +19:02
    4.Giglmayr, Andreas (AUT) +21:06
    5.Birngruber, Christian (AUT) +22:31
  • Marino Vanhoenacker just arrived @ the transition area! #IMAustria
  • AMAZING Bike split for Marino: 4:11:47! His fastest time EVER!!! Will we see a new world record today? #IMAustria
  • The current leader Marino Vanhoenacker is on the run course! #IMAustria
  • 2 running loops are waiting! #IMAustria

  • Pro Female: The leaders Eva Wutti and Lisa Hütthaler climbing up the Rupertiberg... #IMAustria

  • Already more than 2.000 athletes passed half way on the bike! #greatjob #IMAustria
  • Currently 2nd pro male Michael Weiss arrived @ transition area - 15min behind Marino. #IMAustria
  • "I want to make my own race. The marathon is still a long distance." Michael Weiss in the transition area #IMAustria
  • Pro Female: Top 5 @ 151,7K Bike
    1.Wutti, Eva (AUT) 05:04:38
    2.Huetthaler, Lisa (AUT) PRO+00:01
    3.Piampiano, Sarah (USA)+08:05
    4.Jackson, Christina (USA)+13:12
    5.Csomor, Erika (HUN) +14:07
  • Last year's winner Ivan Rana is the 3rd athlete in the transition area 21:11min behind Marino. We know he is a very strong runner #IMAustria
  • "I don't know what's possible" Ivan Rana in the transition area #IMAustria
  • 2nd Austrian - Andreas Giglmayr just finished the bike course... only 3:30 minutes behind Rana. #IMAustria
  • "I don't think about the podium. I just want to finish the marathon" Andreas Giglmayr on his way to the running course. #IMAustria
  • Perfect weather conditions for the marathon: currently 25° @ Klagenfurt. #IMAustria
  • Marino started with a fast pace. Just passed 7.5K #IMAustria
  • Great atmosphere on the bike course - up to the Rupertiberg #IMAustria

  • Pro Male: Top 5 Bike
    1. Vanhoenacker, Marino (BEL) 05:01:00
    2. Weiss, Michael (AUT) +14:56
    3. Rana, Ivan (ESP)+21:11
    4. Giglmayr, Andreas (AUT) +21:56
    5. Plese, David (BRN) +27:53
  • In a few minutes we are expecting the fastest pro female athlete in the transition area... #IMAustria
  • Leader Marino Vanhoenacker passed 12.7K... still running an amazing pace of 3:47min/km! #IMAustria
  • The female leaders Eva Wutti and Lisa Hütthaler arrived shoulder by shoulder the transition area! #IMAustria
  • After 1.5K on the running course Eva Wutti gained a lead of 20sec to Lisa Hütthaler. #IMAustria
  • Pro Male: Top 5 @ 7.5K run
    1.Vanhoenacker, Marino (BEL) 5:31:22
    2.Weiss, Michael (AUT) +16:45
    3.Rana, Ivan (ESP) +20:13
    4.Giglmayr, Andreas (AUT) +27:35
    5.Plese, David (BRN) +28:10
  • Pro Female: American Sarah Piampiano finished the bike course. She is 11:28min behind the leader. #IMAustria
  • "It's a bigger gap that I expected. I will try to run really hard." Sarah Piampiano in the transition area... #IMAustria
  • Marino Vanhoenacker already passed Klagenfurt's landmark "Lindwurm" for the first time... 15K done! #IMAustria
  • Michael Weiss lost further 60 seconds ground to Marino. @ 12.7K he is 17:34min behind... #IMAustria
  • Pro female: Top 8 Bike
    1. Huetthaler, Lisa (AUT) 05:49:12
    2. Wutti, Eva (AUT) +00:01
    3. Piampiano, Sarah (USA) +11:28
    4. Gruber, Elisabeth (AUT) +16:36
    5.Jackson, Christina (USA) +17:04
    6.Dogana, Martina (ITA) +18:47
    7.Polak, Kamila (AUT) +18:58
    8.Csomor, Erika (HUN) +19:04
  • speculator's support for David Plese / Slovenia #IMAustria

  • Leader Marino Vanhoenacker on his solo run... #IMAustria

  • Marino Vanhoenacker's first half marathon: 1:21! If he can hold this pace he would be able to get close to his marathon PR (2:39:24)! #IMAustria
  • Pro Female: Eva Wutti increased her lead up to 1:45min @ 7.5K. #IMAustria
  • Marino run between 21K and 22K an amazing 3:34min pace! What a race! #IMAustria
  • Top 10 Finisher times @ #IMAustria

  • Eva Wutti - the female leader - pushing the pace #IMAustria

  • Top 10 female finisher times @ IMAustria

  • Pro female: Top 5 @ 7.5K run
    1.Wutti, Eva (AUT) 06:20:25
    2.Huetthaler, Lisa (AUT)+01:45
    3.Piampiano, Sarah (USA)+14:24
    4.Gruber, Elisabeth (AUT) +19:02
    5.Csomor, Erika (HUN)+22:27
  • Leaderboard Pro Men: 21K
    1. Vanhoenacker, Marino (BEL) 06:23:29
    2. Weiss, Michael (AUT) +18:27
    3. Rana, Ivan (ESP) +20:12
  • Marino has a more than 4K lead @ 28K to his chaser Michael Weiss #IMAustria
  • The gap between Michael Weiss (2nd) and Ivan Rana (3rd) is still 1:30min. Ivan is working really hard. #IMAustria
  • Already a 4 minutes gap between Eva Wutti and her chaser Lisa Hütthaler @ 15K #IMAustria
  • More than 400 athletes are already on the flat running course! the really tuff part started... #IMAustria
  • Currently Christin Birngruber runs on 5th place overall - and he is 2nd best Austrian! #IMAustria
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