A strong field of British women turned up today (14 June) for the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Staffs, including housemates Lucy Gossage and Susie Cheetham, Alice Hector, Georgie Rutherford and Jacqui Slack.
Lucy Gossage started her lonely run after a bike split of 02:29:54! #IM703Staffs
— IronmanLIVE.com (@IRONMANLive) June 14, 2015
By the halfway point of the run Gossage had built a 10min lead over Cheetham and Rutherford, and that lead grew to 12mins by the time she closed in on the finishing chute, crossing the line in 4:31:09, followed exactly 10mins later by Cheetham, with Warriner taking third place.
1 Gossage, Lucy (GBR) +00:00 04:31:09
2 Cheetham, Susie (GBR) +10:19 04:41:28
3 Warriner, Samantha Jane (NZL) +15:27 04:46:36
4 Rutherford, Georgie (GBR) +17:06 04:48:15
5 Haresign, Eleanor (GBR) +22:09 04:53:18
Did you race in Staffs today? Let us know in the comments!
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