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Canada’s Lionel Sanders and the United States’ Ashley Clifford came out on top at today’s Ironman 70.3 Muncie in Indiana.
Sanders put together a 26:31 swim, a 2:02:20 bike and a blistering 1:10:54 half-marathon to claim the 3:42:48 win. He crossed ahead of Josh Amberger (AUS) in second and Andrew Starykowicz (USA) in third.
Clifford dominated the women’s race, putting together a 26:41 swim, a 2:21:04 bike and a 1:24:54 run to cross the finish line in 4:16:21. Hallie Blunck (USA) earned second narrowly ahead of Beth Shutt (USA) in third.
Ironman 70.3 Muncie
Muncie, Ind. – July 12, 2014
1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, 13.1-mile run
1. Lionel Sanders (CAN) 3:42:48
2. Josh Amberger (AUS) 3:46:11
3. Andrew Starykowicz (USA) 3:47:25
4. Joe Umphenour (USA) 3:54:40
5. Mario De Elias (ARG) 3:56:08
1. Ashley Clifford (USA) 4:16:21
2. Hallie Blunck (USA) 4:28:25
3. Beth Shutt (USA) 4:28:44
4. Malaika Homo (USA) 4:34:46
5. Kyla Chapman (USA) 4:36:19