Sanders, Snow Run Away With 70.3 Steelhead Victories
Canada's Lionel Sanders and the United States Caitlin Snow dominated the run legs in Benton Harbor.
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Canada’s Lionel Sanders and the United States Caitlin Snow dominated the run legs at Sunday’s Ironman 70.3 Steelhead triathlon to earn the wins.
Sanders put together a 29:42 swim, a 2:00:41 bike and a 1:12:36 half marathon to earn the 3:46:13 victory. It was nearly 10 minutes later that Igor Amorelli (BRA) finished second. Argentina’s Mario De Elias rounded out the top three.
Snow earned a convincing win at 4:18:17 in the women’s race thanks to a 28:39 swim, 2:25:30 bike and a 1:20:25 run. Ashley Clifford (USA) and Jeanni Seymour (RSA) rounded out the podium.
Ironman 70.3 Steelhead
Benton Harbor, Mich. – Aug. 10, 2014
1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, 13.1-mile run
1. Lionel Sanders (CAN) 3:46:13
2. Igor Amorelli (BRA) 3:56:00
3. Mario De Elias (ARG) 3:58:37
4. Justin Metzler (USA) 3:58:52
5. James Cotter (NZL) 3:59:54
1. Caitlin Snow (USA) 4:18:17
2. Ashley Clifford (USA) 4:25:26
3. Jeanni Seymour (RSA) 4:29:38
4. Sarah Cameto (USA) 4:30:32
4. Miranda Tomenson (CAN) 4:36:01