Don, Wurtele Win Ironman 70.3 Monterrey
Great Britain's Tim Don and Canada's Heather Wurtele won today's Ironman 70.3 Moterrey in Mexico by running away from the competition.
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Great Britain’s Tim Don and Canada’s Heather Wurtele won today’s Ironman 70.3 Moterrey in Mexico by running away from the competition.
Don combined a 23:13 swim, a 2:07:33 bike and a 1:13:38 half marathon to earn the 3:46:59 victory. Mexico’s Francisco Serrano used a strong bike to finish second, while American Ben Hoffman was solid across the three disciplines to earn third.
Wurtele found herself with a bit of a deficit out of the swim (26:41), rode her way into contention on the bike (2:18:32) and then built a lead on the run (1:19:26). Denmark’s Helle Frederiksen had a strong swim and bike to finish second. American Caitlin Snow had the fastest run of the women (1:19:06) to finish third.
Ironman 70.3 Moterrey
Moterrey, Mexico – March 16, 2014
1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, 13.1-mile run
1. Tim Don (GBR) 3:46:59
2. Francisco Serrano (MEX) 3:50:17
3. Ben Hoffman (USA) 3:52:22
4. Hector Guerra (FRA) 3:53:42
5. Ivan Rana (ESP) 3:55:57
1. Heather Wurtele (CAN) 4:07:47
2. Helle Frederiksen (DEN) 4:13:35
3. Caitlin Snow (USA) 4:15:17
4. Valentina Carvallo (MEX) 4:27:15
5. Karen Thibodeau (CAN) 4:30:10