Ironman 70.3 California, Richie Cunningham Podiums Again.

Australians were well in the mix at this weekends Ironman 70.3 California with Richie Cunningham second, Leon Griffin forth and Paul Ambrose fifth in the mens race. Chris McDonald also had a top 10 finish coming in 7th, with Christian Kemp a respectable 14th.

Andy Potts led from start to finish to win his fourth title at Ironman 70.3 California, while three-time XTERRA world champion Melanie McQuaid proved that she can ride on the roads every bit as fast as she can ride on the trails to win her first California title in the womens race.

Mens Race

POTTS, Andy 36/MPRO 0:22:48 2:13:08 1:14:34 3:54:03
CUNNINGHAM, Richie 39/MPRO 0:24:15 2:13:41 1:13:58 3:55:11
THOMAS, Jesse 32/MPRO 0:25:34 2:12:27 1:13:53 3:55:22
GRIFFIN, Leon 32/MPRO 0:25:37 2:12:07 1:15:54 3:57:03
AMBROSE, Paul 28/MPRO 0:24:12 2:13:39 1:18:32 3:59:41
REED, Matty 37/MPRO 0:24:17 2:15:50 1:16:34 4:00:38
MCDONALD, Chris 34/MPRO 0:26:10 2:13:40 1:17:45 4:00:48
HOFFMAN, Ben 29/MPRO 0:24:42 2:15:29 1:17:36 4:01:29
KILSHAW, Stephen 28/MPRO 0:26:37 2:15:56 1:15:59 4:02:33
LIETO, Matt 34/MPRO 0:25:33 2:11:57 1:21:17 4:02:37

 

Womens Race

MCQUAID, Melanie 39/FPRO 0:28:09 2:22:44 1:24:47 4:19:13
JACKSON, Heather 28/FPRO 0:29:28 2:28:03 1:20:51 4:21:57
KESSLER, Meredith 34/FPRO 0:25:31 2:28:58 1:24:47 4:23:40
MCBRIDE, Rachel 34/FPRO 0:27:46 2:26:38 1:27:21 4:26:01
CORBIN, Linsey 31/FPRO 0:28:28 2:30:54 1:26:01 4:29:46
PATERSON, Lesley 32/FPRO 0:30:51 2:35:19 1:21:56 4:31:50
CHALLIS, Rachel 36/FPRO 0:28:13 2:33:27 1:28:46 4:34:34
WALSH, Beth 32/FPRO 0:28:39 2:41:07 1:20:53 4:35:21
FERREIRA, Amber 30/FPRO 0:28:17 2:39:37 1:26:56 4:38:54
COOPER-SCOTT, Haley 32/FPRO 0:31:34 2:36:27 1:27:38 4:39:32
Karl Hayes

Head of Rest and Recovery

Karl is a keen age group triathlete who races more than he trains. Good life balance! Karl works in the media industry in Australia and is passionate about the sport of triathlon.