Ironman 70.3 Branson 2012 results

Another 70.3 race on September 23, 2012 that had a strong line-up of male pros vying for top spot in the Ironman 70.3 Branson 2012 results.

Ben Hoffman was the winner of 2011 Ironman 70.3 Branson and was on hand to try and defend his title. Last year’s pro female winner was Jessica Myers and she did not enter this years race.

The 1.2 mile swim course was a single loop in Table Rock Lake. The 56-mile bike course was two-loops and was followed by three laps that made up the 13.1 mile run course.

ironman 70.3 Branson 2012 results

MALE PRO ENTRIES

Potts, Andy
Hoffman, Ben
De Elias, Mario
Pellow, Matthew
Polson, John
Crawford, Guy
Ganter, Chris
Taylor, Matt
Seng, Brad
Lubinski, Jim

FEMALE PRO ENTRIES

Fletcher, Jenny
Kraft-Johnson, Nina
Gregory, Caroline
Ritchie, Tami

For the pro men it was Andy Potts who used an excellent swim time of 00:22:56 to propel him to the front and he never looked back until he crossed the finish line in a time of 04:04:22. Ben Hoffman had over three minutes to make up from the swim alone and he was unable to close the gap in the bike and run and settled for second place exactly four minutes behind Potts.

Third-place finisher Mario De Elias was over eight minutes behind the winner.

TOP EIGHT PRO MEN

Potts, Andy	USA	00:22:55	02:24:52	01:14:41	04:04:22
Hoffman, Ben	USA	00:25:38	02:25:27	01:15:14	04:08:22
De Elias, Mario	ARG	00:25:40	02:30:13	01:14:44	04:12:37
Pellow, Matthew	AUS	00:25:27	02:26:39	01:19:28	04:13:20
Polson, John	AUS	00:25:24	02:30:30	01:16:32	04:14:26
Crawford, Guy	NZL	00:25:34	02:30:21	01:21:42	04:19:38
Ganter, Chris	USA	00:29:48	02:35:18	01:18:54	04:26:25
Taylor, Matt	USA	00:25:40	02:30:42	01:30:33	04:28:45

PRO WOMEN RESULTS

What a run by Nina Kraft-Johnson. She was well behind leaving the bike/run transition and came with 30 seconds of catching Jenny Fletcher, the eventual winner of the race. Jenny had an excellent bike leg that gave her a time cushion going into the run. Great race by both pro women.

Fletcher, Jenny		00:27:09	02:53:18	01:34:11	04:57:03
Kraft-Johnson, Nina	00:27:16	02:58:33	01:28:54	04:57:33
Gregory, Caroline	00:27:22	03:07:06	01:30:05	05:06:37
Ritchie, Tami		00:26:09	03:10:09	01:30:50	05:11:04

TOP 100 FINISHERS OVERALL

Potts, Andy		00:22:55	02:24:52	01:14:41	04:04:22
Hoffman, Ben		00:25:38	02:25:27	01:15:14	04:08:22
De Elias, Mario		00:25:40	02:30:13	01:14:44	04:12:37
Pellow, Matthew		00:25:27	02:26:39	01:19:28	04:13:20
Polson, John		00:25:24	02:30:30	01:16:32	04:14:26
Crawford, Guy		00:25:34	02:30:21	01:21:42	04:19:38
Ganter, Chris		00:29:48	02:35:18	01:18:54	04:26:25
Taylor, Matt		00:25:40	02:30:42	01:30:33	04:28:45
Lubinski, Jim	        00:33:07	02:42:14	01:14:56	04:32:37
Seng, Brad	        00:28:55	02:41:19	01:21:28	04:34:26
Van Kooten, Chris	00:32:22	02:36:16	01:24:45	04:36:42
Ritter, William	        00:33:23	02:37:21	01:24:37	04:38:15
Weaver, Brian	        00:26:54	02:43:08	01:29:19	04:41:58
Rosales, Andres	        00:27:17	02:44:20	01:28:38	04:43:40
Well, Team	        00:33:14	02:47:53	01:21:22	04:44:26
Garcia, Jonathan	00:37:58	02:33:56	01:30:58	04:47:09
Day, Parker		00:31:17	02:42:38	01:30:59	04:47:33
Newland, Jason		00:28:41	02:50:42	01:25:18	04:48:29
Friesen, Les		00:32:07	02:47:12	01:26:50	04:48:51
Harmeyer, Matthew	00:36:15	02:40:11	01:29:26	04:49:40
Trindade, Pedro		00:32:44	02:47:51	01:28:07	04:51:49
Hurst, Jerred		00:28:51	02:53:21	01:26:41	04:52:15
Parrish, Bo		00:32:20	02:48:08	01:28:07	04:53:04
Sawyer, Maxwell		00:27:57	02:48:27	01:34:24	04:53:38
Hughes, Ryan		00:34:27	02:45:55	01:29:55	04:53:59
Fitzhugh, Jason		00:31:12	02:52:03	01:28:24	04:54:40
Kuykendall, Sam		00:25:31	02:51:33	01:35:41	04:56:05
Wilson, Luke		00:32:54	02:51:34	01:28:31	04:56:46
Fletcher, Jenny		00:27:09	02:53:18	01:34:11	04:57:03
Kraft-Johnson, Nina	00:27:16	02:58:33	01:28:54	04:57:33
Sumbal, Karel		00:35:03	02:45:25	01:33:11	04:57:38
Lampert, David		00:32:49	02:46:45	01:36:22	05:00:02
Smidt, Caleb		00:31:10	02:50:49	01:35:10	05:00:45
Hubbard, Gerard		00:30:20	02:53:13	01:34:58	05:01:20
Drezek, Benjamin	00:35:39	02:50:58	01:30:46	05:01:22
Bahler, Brant		00:30:37	02:54:01	01:33:53	05:02:52
Moran, John		00:32:55	02:53:16	01:33:36	05:03:14
Houk, Ryan		00:35:31	02:48:00	01:36:43	05:04:32
Kirk, Andrew		00:33:43	02:58:15	01:28:51	05:05:50
Long, Bruce		00:37:15	02:52:24	01:33:34	05:06:03
Noble, Wesley		00:32:07	02:53:24	01:37:13	05:06:19
Gregory, Caroline	00:27:22	03:07:06	01:30:05	05:06:37
Yanda, Joe		00:30:01	02:53:05	01:40:07	05:07:12
Troestler, Steve	00:33:08	02:53:56	01:37:22	05:07:40
Mann, Rick		00:28:55	03:00:19	01:35:42	05:08:27
Mongan, Ryan		00:35:17	02:48:14	01:42:42	05:08:38
Dudley, Philip		00:35:15	02:54:41	01:33:23	05:08:48
Schenck, Benjamin	00:36:09	02:53:00	01:37:47	05:10:04
Bejarano, German	00:34:27	02:58:31	01:32:51	05:10:09
Fenner, Brett		00:35:42	02:56:43	01:32:17	05:10:15
Woltering, Coree	00:39:16	03:06:03	01:19:39	05:10:20
Scruggs, John		00:33:57	02:57:04	01:34:25	05:10:41
Hey, Michael-James	00:36:17	02:48:23	01:41:27	05:10:55
Ritchie, Tami		00:26:09	03:10:09	01:30:50	05:11:04
Toutant, Michael	00:33:15	02:58:09	01:35:27	05:11:37
Anddler, Joanna		00:22:29	03:03:46	01:43:50	05:12:55
Yows, Christopher	00:30:21	02:59:00	01:36:59	05:14:04
Baker, Robert		00:34:48	02:47:25	01:48:19	05:14:30
Carstens, Franz		00:32:52	02:53:23	01:43:34	05:14:34
Keele, Jeff		00:32:55	02:52:26	01:46:27	05:15:09
The Fartlekers, Team	00:32:58	03:08:04	01:32:31	05:15:49
Usi, Team		00:35:15	02:59:54	01:37:29	05:16:07
Porter, Luke		00:33:17	02:44:44	01:55:03	05:16:28
Sandul, William		00:32:24	02:53:23	01:45:46	05:16:56
Miller, Brian		00:34:50	03:18:07	01:18:48	05:17:18
Beasley, Patrick	00:26:04	03:10:00	01:38:06	05:17:22
Ivie, Kevin		00:35:12	02:55:17	01:42:46	05:17:26
Janah, Yassir		00:35:12	03:02:21	01:36:25	05:17:34
Grimmer, James		00:27:20	02:57:00	01:48:01	05:17:47
Patino, Juan		00:37:34	02:52:27	01:44:51	05:18:13
Sumbal, Marni		00:30:30	03:07:47	01:36:33	05:19:02
Keller, Curtis		00:29:19	03:14:01	01:31:24	05:19:10
Scruggs, Sam		00:38:23	02:53:54	01:41:29	05:19:53
Diehl, Joshua		00:30:16	02:57:18	01:47:55	05:20:20
Jackson, T Dale		00:31:34	02:53:19	01:52:33	05:20:36
Holmes, Amari		00:31:25	03:00:35	01:44:47	05:20:40
Meyer, Martin		00:35:08	02:58:31	01:43:24	05:21:01
Meyers, David		00:38:05	02:51:34	01:47:26	05:22:22
Norris, Spencer		00:30:56	02:58:02	01:48:28	05:22:57
Junkans, Mark		00:44:22	03:03:48	01:29:27	05:23:04
Combs, Kendall		00:40:36	02:56:29	01:41:30	05:23:11
Millwee, Andrew		00:36:14	02:55:58	01:47:55	05:24:10
King, Luise		00:30:38	03:05:51	01:45:16	05:24:33
Harting, Brian		00:31:46	02:58:50	01:47:26	05:24:44
Evans, John		00:37:21	02:57:40	01:44:13	05:24:46
Hill, Quentin		00:36:07	03:05:19	01:38:55	05:24:46
Glanvill, Derek		00:43:56	02:53:01	01:38:58	05:24:53
Penner, Barry		00:31:24	03:14:36	01:35:00	05:24:55
Parris, Matthew		00:32:56	03:02:32	01:45:54	05:25:03
Crouse, Casey		00:35:41	02:59:23	01:43:36	05:25:08
Jones, Craig		00:35:15	03:06:08	01:37:34	05:25:23
Kratz, Eric		00:31:20	03:00:01	01:49:03	05:26:07
Florencia, Roberto	00:33:02	03:05:25	01:44:21	05:26:15
Lemon, Jim		00:29:55	03:01:37	01:49:24	05:26:19
Dodge, Thomas		00:39:06	03:06:28	01:34:13	05:26:47
Bordelon, Cody		00:36:16	02:57:52	01:48:43	05:26:56
Brown, Louis		00:31:34	03:04:59	01:46:42	05:27:19
Orna, Brandon		00:39:25	03:05:06	01:39:09	05:27:21
Obermire, Travis	00:32:51	03:02:09	01:47:10	05:27:39
Armstrong, Eric		00:30:09	03:01:51	01:49:15	05:27:42

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