Plenty of racing has gone down in the past few weeks. Here are some result highlights from the Timex Multisport Team:
Kelly Fillnow (NC) took 3rd at Ironman Vichy in Auvergne, France on August 27th
Last weekend, Mooloolaba, Australia hosted the 70.3 World Championships where Laurence Delisle (CA) took 2nd in the F25-29 age group and Ellen Hart (CO) grabbed 5th in the F55-59 age group.
Kona bound athletes Meghan Fillnow (NC) and Derk De Korver (CA), used this weekends Ironman 70.3 Santa Cruz as a tune up for the Big Island. Finishing 4th and 8th in their respective age groups, they both punched their ticket to another world champs, the 2017 70.3 World Champs in Chattanooga, TN! Sam Long (CO) managed a 14th place in the stacked men's pro field.
At the Tugaloo Olympic in Georgia, Wendy Mader took the overall female win while Mike Wien won his age group. Wendy is a fresh transplant to Georgia from Colorado and is already making her mark on the local tri scene.
Madison, WI hosted Ironman Wisconsin this weekend. In the women's pro field, Christine Hammond (CO) took 6th place in a time of 10:02:38. Dana Riederer (IL) placed 4th in the M35-39 age group, just missing out on a Kona slot for 2017.
At Ironman 70.3 Weymouth in Dorset, UK, Justin Metzler (CO) placed 6th in the pro men's division. This marks the last European event for Justin, who spent the last five weeks there, traveling and racing.
Tim Hola (CO) raced the inaugural 106 West Triathlon in Dillon, CO this weekend. Billed as the worlds triathlon, the course takes athletes to altitudes reaching above 10,200ft. Tim managed to take 2nd place overall with a time of 4:38 for the half distance event.