Although this race has been in existence for 19 years the Ironman 70.3 Victoria results 2014 is the first time the results will be posted officially as a member of the WTC.
That means prize money and Kona Ranking Points for the pros and a chance for age-group athletes to win a slot in the Ironman 70.3 World Championships set to take place in Mont-Tremblant in the Fall of 2014.
Triathletes love this course that features a single loop swim, a 90k bike through the stunning Saanich Peninsula and a trail run around Elk Lake.
MALE PRO START LIST
Andrew Russell Stephen Kilshaw Josh Seifarth Brendan Naef Anthony Toth Matt Lieto Nathan Dressel
A group of three pro men led the way out of the water. Andrew Russel, Josh Seifarth, and Matt Lieto were just seconds apart as they made their way into the first transition.
Matt Lieto posted the fastest bike time by over two minutes, but nobody could match the 01:16:33 run split of Andrew Russell.
It was more than enough to give him a comfortable win by over three minutes and he takes top spot in the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Victoria results 2014.
PRO MEN FINISH TIMES
Andrew Russell 03:58:25 Matt Lieto 04:01:40 Stephen Kilshaw 04:01:52 Anthony Toth 04:12:49 Nathan Dressel 04:15:46 Brendan Naef 04:19:11 Josh Seifarth 04:24:08
FEMALE PRO START LIST
Karen Thibodeau Mackenzie Madison Christine Fletcher Janet Neilsen
What a swim by Karen Thibodeau for the pro women. She had a three minute lead as she started out on the 90k bike course.
Madison McKenzie closed ground and caught up to Thibodeau on the strength of her 02:30:19 bike split, but Thibodeau outran her and claimed the victory by almost three minutes.
PRO WOMEN FINISH TIMES
Karen Thibodeau 04:30:36 Mackenzie Madison 04:34:16 Janet Neilsen 04:53:07
Here are the top finishers in each of the age-groups.(unofficial)
Kimberley Lubinich 06:08:14 Olivia Arguinchona 06:27:45 Lindsey Von bloedau 06:32:49 Anna Phillips 07:33:15
Dylan Zrobek 04:31:20 Jamie Woodbury 04:36:23 Trevor Marc 04:40:59
Fawn Whiting 04:32:32 Cheryl Orlovsky 04:34:40 Emma Bedard 04:40:35
Sean Hunter 04:27:22 Colin Wu 04:28:00 Bruce Deakyne 04:30:41
Julie Vieselmeyer 04:51:01 Lindsey Chamberlain 04:58:28 Steph Corker 05:06:40
Dylan Gleeson 04:09:58 Relu Harau 04:13:48 Ryan Smiley 04:21:03
Amy VanTassel 04:49:25 Claire Young 04:59:39 Anna Johnston 05:11:16
Justin Kerr 04:19:14 Richard MacDonald 04:25:36 Nathan Murray 04:27:16
Shannon Titzel 05:09:52 Leigh Ann Vanderlinde05:12:07 Monique Simone Moore 05:15:02
Joel Lutz 04:28:00 James Young 04:31:43 Jeffrey Oram 04:36:17
Rosemary Allan 05:14:00 Charlene Waldner 05:15:37 Diane Miller 05:25:31
Jason Sandquist 04:14:39 Calvin Zaryski 04:18:43 Barry Berg 04:35:24 Charles Nelson 04:35:45
Sandra Foweraker 05:03:13 Shelley Thomson 05:03:54 Dianne Kaltenegger 05:10:50
Robert Hasegawa 04:28:45 Scott roberts 04:41:20 Dan Smith 04:42:40 Frank O'Brien 04:42:54
Deborah taylor 05:32:47 Laura Leno 05:37:39 Kim Griffiths 05:49:45
Paul Weevers 05:09:30 Marc Fontaine 05:11:19 Mark Oneill 05:14:03 Anthony Tomic 05:19:22
Ann Hayes 05:52:00 Beatrice Van Horne 06:32:59 Ruby Ferguson 06:58:30 Fern Esau 07:38:07 Arlene Vaskevitch 08:09:42
Jim Stewart 05:00:26 Gord Wyper 05:42:46 Robert Andrews 05:43:52 George Tiller 05:54:36
Garth Fuller 06:24:49 Derek Duvall 06:25:25 Jim Ramsey 06:46:19 Helmut Mark 07:06:05
Paul Allingham 06:53:35
These results originated on Ironmanlive.com. Be sure to visit the Ironmanlive site if your results are not listed here.