Ironman 70.3 Geelong Results 2015

Ironman 70.3 Geelong results 2015 contested by top pro field

On Sunday February 8, 2015 Geelong, Australia hosted a 5150 and Ironman 70.3 event.

Some of the sports top pros were on hand to take a run at the podium as the 2015 season got started in earnest after the usual December/January down time for WTC events.

The Ironman 70.3 swim of 1.9-miles was followed by a two-loop 90k bike and two-loop 21k run.

The very strong pro male field included Paul Ambrose, Luke Bell, Craig Alexander, and several others who were legitimate contenders to take a run at the podium as the swim began.

MALE PRO START LIST

Albert, Marko
Alexander, Craig
Ambrose, Paul
appleton, sam
Baldwin, Nick
Bell, Luke
Bowstead, Mark
Edwards, Reece
Huggett, Jamie
McGuigan, Dan
Munro, Casey
Reed, Matt
Rodgers, Tom
Seear, James
Stabryla, Leigh
Symonds, Jeffrey
Wauer, Brad
Whitmore, Luke
williams, benjamin

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Marko Albert led the way out of the water for the pro men and was followed closely by James Sear who was just three seconds behind him. Their swim times were 21:25 and 21:28 respectively.

Sam Appleton was third out of the water 19 seconds behind the leader.

The first eight out of the water including all the main contenders had swim times under 22 minutes.

MALE PRO SWIM TIMES

Albert, Marko    	00:21:25
Seear, James    	00:21:28
appleton, sam    	00:21:44
Munro, Casey    	00:21:48
Ambrose, Paul    	00:21:49
Bell, Luke       	00:21:51
Huggett, Jamie  	00:21:52
Alexander, Craig	00:21:55
Bowstead, Mark  	00:22:04
Symonds, Jeffrey	00:22:46
Reed, Matt      	00:22:48
Stabryla, Leigh  	00:22:53
Rodgers, Tom     	00:22:54
Wauer, Brad     	00:22:56
Baldwin, Nick    	00:22:57
Whitmore, Luke    	00:25:13
Edwards, Reece    	00:25:13
williams, benjamin	00:25:40
McGuigan, Dan   	00:28:43

At about the mid-point of the bike it was Craig Alexander in the lead. Luke Bell was in second with several minutes to make up after overcoming a mechanical issue.

A large chase pack including Appleton, Bowstead, Rodgers, Symonds, Huggett, Munro, and Ambrose had work to do but were still in the mix as the second half of the bike began.

By 55k there was a shift in the race. Alexander was still at the front but was no joined by Sam Appleton and Mark Bowstead.

The chase pack was one minute behind the three leaders and the gap began to grow and was soon at two minutes. Luke Bell was no longer in the hunt for the lead in the bike.

By the time the three male pros neared the finish of the 90k bike course the lead had grown to around three minutes.

Craig Alexander, Same Appleton, and Mark Bowstead posted bike times under 2:10 and that was enough to give them a clear advantage for the three podium spots as the run began.

It was Craig Alexander and Sam Appleton who battled it out for top spot on the podium in the Ironman 70.3 Geelong results 2015.

It was Craig Alexander coming away with the victory with a finish time of 3:46:26. His winning margin over Appleton was just 17 seconds.

PRO MALE FINISH TIMES

Alexander, Craig	00:21:55	02:09:14	01:12:25	03:46:26
appleton, sam    	00:21:44	02:09:25	01:12:46	03:46:43
Bowstead, Mark   	00:22:04	02:09:12	01:17:13	03:51:14
Symonds, Jeffrey	00:22:46	02:12:50	01:13:58	03:52:21
Albert, Marko      	00:21:25	02:14:23	01:16:00	03:54:48
Ambrose, Paul    	00:21:49	02:13:23	01:17:38	03:55:36
Munro, Casey    	00:21:48	02:13:43	01:19:18	03:57:53
Baldwin, Nick   	00:22:57	02:15:52	01:17:16	03:59:37
Huggett, Jamie   	00:21:52	02:13:47	01:23:22	04:02:09
Stabryla, Leigh  	00:22:53	02:17:30	01:19:46	04:02:52
Whitmore, Luke   	00:25:13	02:20:14	01:17:37	04:06:20
williams, benjamin	00:25:40	02:20:06	01:19:43	04:08:49
Edwards, Reece   	00:25:13	02:22:02	01:18:23	04:08:49
Bell, Luke       	00:21:51	02:24:06	01:20:02	04:09:05
McGuigan, Dan    	00:28:43	02:23:56	01:18:23	04:15:07
Wauer, Brad     	00:22:56	02:24:07	01:32:33	04:23:15
Rodgers, Tom    	00:22:54	02:12:32	01:50:49	04:29:21

For the pro women it looked like the top spot on the podium would be contested by Gina Crawford, Liz Blatchford, and Rebekah Keat.

FEMALE PRO START LIST

Baker, Renee
Blatchford, Liz
Crawford, Gina
Crowley, Sarah
Duffield, Katy
Jones, Stephanie
Jurjevic, Marina
Keat, Rebekah
Oldfield, Madeleine
Sorrell, Marie

A battle between the top three favorites was confirmed when the same three exited the water after the swim just seconds apart and almost two minutes ahead of Sarah Crowley who was fourth.

Keat led the way by one second over Blatchford and Crawford was just nine seconds behind the leader and the race was on.

FEMALE PRO SWIM TIMES

Keat, Rebekah   	00:23:44
Blatchford, Liz  	00:23:45
Crawford, Gina   	00:23:53
Crowley, Sarah   	00:25:52
Oldfield, Madeleine	00:25:53
Baker, Renee    	00:25:56
Duffield, Katy   	00:26:00
Sorrell, Marie  	00:26:19
Jones, Stephanie	00:28:38
Jurjevic, Marina	00:30:17

The top three pro women stayed close on the bike course and at the halfway point it was Liz Blatchford leading the way with a slight edge over Crawford and Keat.

The rest of the field was three minutes or more behind the leaders.

On the run course it was Rebekah Keat holding the lead about a third of the way through the 21k course.

Her lead was 54 seconds over Liz Blatchford and about 1:45 over third place Gina Crawford.

At 18k Blatchford took over the lead from Keat and went on to claim top spot on the podium in the Ironman 70.3 Geelong results 2013.

PRO FEMALE FINISH TIMES

Blatchford, Liz  	00:23:45	02:28:05	01:24:25	04:19:34
Keat, Rebekah    	00:23:44	02:28:02	01:24:57	04:20:03
Crowley, Sarah   	00:25:52	02:30:48	01:21:15	04:20:52
Crawford, Gina   	00:23:53	02:27:48	01:26:50	04:22:12
Jones, Stephanie	00:28:38	02:27:12	01:26:50	04:26:37
Duffield, Katy   	00:26:00	02:31:07	01:27:38	04:27:55
Sorrell, Marie   	00:26:19	02:30:04	01:33:03	04:32:53
Baker, Renee    	00:25:56	02:31:24	01:34:18	04:34:57
Jurjevic, Marina	00:30:17	02:32:08	01:40:24	04:46:31

Here are the top finishers in each of the age-groups.

FEMALE 18-24

Roberts, Madi    	00:28:18	02:48:40	01:32:09	04:53:14
Bowden, Lucy     	00:31:26	02:48:46	01:49:41	05:15:01
Moore, Anna      	00:29:57	02:57:29	01:54:41	05:25:57
Kempson, Emily   	00:29:44	02:47:35	02:07:00	05:29:33
Lane, Loren      	00:38:55	03:17:42	01:49:40	05:51:56
Tedesco, Stephanie	00:33:40	03:25:53	01:57:10	06:01:26
Svanbaeck, Larissa	00:42:58	03:16:16	01:59:16	06:03:40
Halliday, Alexandra	00:42:34	03:25:18	02:11:05	06:26:55
Spiller-Ball, Chantelle	00:41:22	03:24:08	02:18:54	06:32:15
Spittle, Ashleigh	00:31:16	03:27:30	02:29:43	06:34:09

MALE 18-24

ILGEN, Shane     	00:22:20	02:25:28	01:19:04	04:10:12
Doak, Lachie     	00:30:04	02:14:46	01:25:33	04:14:44
Walsh, Fraser    	00:23:34	02:19:10	01:29:41	04:15:59
Farrell, Luke    	00:23:44	02:22:10	01:29:03	04:19:03
Hall, Jason      	00:24:01	02:30:39	01:22:24	04:20:54
Boatman, Thomas  	00:23:10	02:20:49	01:36:25	04:26:04
Sharkey, Mitchell	00:29:25	02:27:37	01:33:28	04:34:36
Charlton, Taylor	00:28:23	02:23:05	01:40:20	04:36:08
Mcilroy, Luke   	00:28:19	02:31:08	01:32:31	04:37:22
Nissen, Matthew  	00:25:49	02:40:01	01:34:57	04:45:33

FEMALE 25-29

Adams, Zoe      	00:28:34	02:33:06	01:33:34	04:38:58
Brown, Penny     	00:29:00	02:34:41	01:35:09	04:42:11
Gardner, Brittany	00:30:55	02:50:51	01:41:21	05:08:35
Lockie, Alexandra	00:33:34	02:50:51	01:45:53	05:14:47
Wadey, Nicola   	00:30:28	03:01:25	01:42:05	05:19:12

MALE 25-29

Shearer, Nathan   	00:29:01	02:11:45	01:23:39	04:08:07
Christian, Ryan   	00:25:12	02:18:37	01:20:38	04:08:33
Meade, Nathan   	00:26:31	02:18:52	01:21:37	04:10:24
Polizzi, Alex   	00:22:24	02:19:58	01:27:27	04:13:10
Houghton, Alex   	00:27:00	02:24:30	01:24:10	04:19:38

FEMALE 30-34

Wilson, Amanda   	00:27:52	02:25:51	01:26:56	04:24:27
Oldham, Rosie    	00:28:28	02:32:11	01:26:48	04:31:56
Rudge, Alex     	00:26:46	02:42:33	01:37:27	04:51:19
Clark, Zoe       	00:30:43	02:43:33	01:33:40	04:52:37
Coyle, Fiona    	00:29:04	02:42:54	01:36:38	04:54:04

MALE 30-34

Fuchs, Chris    	00:25:05	02:17:08	01:21:15	04:07:08
Kappler, Blake   	00:23:02	02:18:37	01:24:25	04:09:46
Ledgar, Matt     	00:25:43	02:17:20	01:27:05	04:14:17
Page, Jarrod    	00:27:51	02:19:10	01:24:58	04:15:39
Fellner, Georg  	00:29:10	02:19:24	01:24:26	04:16:38

FEMALE 35-39

Hawkins, Claire  	00:33:13	02:29:58	01:33:27	04:40:45
Dornom, Elizabeth	00:28:39	02:36:42	01:33:48	04:43:13
Dornom, Bernadette	00:28:25	02:40:48	01:33:36	04:46:25
Whitmore, Tarryn	00:28:37	02:38:47	01:37:15	04:48:34
Bourchier, Kathleen	00:26:58	02:45:05	01:35:38	04:52:31

MALE 35-39

Guy, Steve      	00:26:32	02:22:13	01:16:35	04:09:15
Bailey, Chris   	00:28:03	02:18:09	01:25:21	04:15:25
Turner, Damien  	00:28:22	02:16:38	01:25:49	04:16:38
Ashton, Nathan   	00:29:21	02:17:31	01:26:06	04:16:50
Hill, Nathan    	00:25:52	02:22:43	01:25:00	04:17:07

FEMALE 40-44

Harvey, Meagan       	00:31:07	02:38:29	01:32:41	04:47:06
Rutherford, Joanne	00:31:15	02:39:42	01:31:41	04:47:19
Leonard, Emma   	00:33:36	02:45:05	01:39:36	05:02:04
Waterhouse, Tess	00:27:59	02:46:02	01:45:02	05:03:48
Patrick, Rebecca	00:30:29	02:47:02	01:50:56	05:16:06

MALE 40-44

Hume, Sam       	00:23:05	02:21:33	01:21:16	04:09:38
Fannon, Carl     	00:23:23	02:23:14	01:31:27	04:21:47
Wilde, Ed       	00:33:49	02:24:39	01:25:18	04:27:50
Hill, Stuart    	00:30:11	02:23:28	01:29:02	04:27:51
Harrison, Mark   	00:33:19	02:31:37	01:20:26	04:28:20

FEMALE 45-49

Roach, Helen     	00:26:34	02:40:54	01:44:51	04:56:22
Towler, Mandy     	00:30:10	02:43:20	01:38:51	04:58:13
Martin, Anne     	00:32:05	02:47:46	01:40:49	05:04:42
Kimpton, Ruth    	00:41:33	03:08:48	01:43:29	05:43:07
Healey, kelly    	00:28:32	03:14:12	02:02:52	05:51:42

MALE 45-49

Meade, David     	00:24:46	02:14:50	01:21:23	04:04:22
Walker, Rowan     	00:32:34	02:27:29	01:19:11	04:23:24
Lang, Tim       	00:24:39	02:26:42	01:29:11	04:24:21
Seipolt, Brendon	00:24:40	02:32:16	01:25:49	04:27:53
simonsen, richard	00:26:31	02:27:11	01:30:46	04:28:37

FEMALE 50-54

Oertel, Ana     	00:33:09	02:40:50	01:51:17	05:10:03
Gilchrist, Jody   	00:34:36	02:57:24	01:45:26	05:24:32
Chalk, Moira     	00:34:46	02:54:07	02:03:28	05:38:16
Thompson, Karin    	00:32:01	03:00:10	02:16:27	05:54:16
Nugent, Carolyn  	00:31:55	02:58:43	02:18:21	05:54:35

MALE 50-54

Smith, Jeremy   	00:26:33	02:27:15	01:31:18	04:29:24
Bodsworth, Barry	00:26:46	02:26:02	01:34:44	04:32:26
COGAN, Stephen   	00:28:30	02:32:04	01:30:52	04:37:18
Auriac, John    	00:30:02	02:30:52	01:35:49	04:41:10
Goodger, Richard	00:33:06	02:32:04	01:37:55	04:48:19

FEMALE 55-59

Kempe, Deb      	00:35:48	02:33:51	01:48:05	05:02:43
Mitchell, Mary    	00:30:48	02:48:58	01:47:53	05:12:42
Jones, Anne      	00:32:05	02:54:29	02:01:18	05:34:24
Spicer, Rosie    	00:37:09	02:53:30	02:08:14	05:45:47
Tomkinson, Penny	00:37:05	03:16:53	02:10:05	06:11:01

MALE 55-59

O'Neill, Brett    	00:26:02	02:35:11	01:34:56	04:40:18
hill, john      	00:28:54	02:36:35	01:35:50	04:45:24
Ryle, Michael    	00:32:20	02:32:03	01:41:46	04:51:09
Short, Andrew    	00:29:57	02:43:07	01:39:34	04:57:28
McGlynn, Paul    	00:26:20	02:40:16	01:46:57	04:58:08

FEMALE 60-64

McPherson, Karen	00:34:30	03:07:02	02:09:01	05:58:01

MALE 60-64

Hanley, Philip   	00:30:54	02:35:48	01:49:05	05:00:09
Parsons, Benny  	00:37:04	02:44:20	01:51:01	05:17:44
Bardsley, William	00:37:04	02:44:20	01:51:01	05:17:44
Bertling, Steven	00:32:53	02:54:06	02:02:23	05:37:09
Wittering, Karl   	00:37:05	02:56:15	02:04:16	05:44:03
Gleeson, Colin   	00:36:26	02:50:24	02:12:49	05:45:36
Geall, Mitch    	00:39:06	03:02:52	02:07:33	05:56:25
Frazer, Robert   	00:34:20	03:15:28	02:10:56	06:08:04
Clampett, John   	00:30:14	03:14:24	02:20:24	06:13:21
Nicholls, Gary   	00:29:42	03:12:05	02:25:59	06:13:46

MALE 65-69

Hutchinson, Bomber	00:37:08	03:09:24	01:50:14	05:45:19
BOSANAC, Edward 	00:36:49	03:06:16	02:21:30	06:12:53
Sakajiri, Hitohiko	00:40:05	03:26:54	02:00:02	06:14:38

MALE 70-74

Murley, Ken     	00:33:50	03:00:05	01:59:22	05:39:59
Gilbert, Neil   	00:39:55	03:12:25	02:37:06	06:43:58

MALE 75-79


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