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When someone gets a chance, can you transfer everyone’s race number across from the other thread. Ta. 

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Morning!

70.3
2077 - wombattri (Andrew Ritter)
2599 - Limited  
2840 - MissJess
2943 - IronJimbo 70.3
3199 - Flanman

140.6
31-009 - Paul Every
20-106 - IronmanFoz  (Andrew Foster)
13-178 - Mr Flower
15-266 - Dave T
13-332 - noknees (won't be an offical tranny finish)
337 - iFoz (In Cycos club kit, not dress up this year :) )
477 - Torn
497 - Monkie
593 - The New Guy
752 - Trickle
1011 - Tall Paul
1169 - scubasteve 
1227 - Blobby
1357 - Toolex

HERE. WE. GO!

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70.3
2077 - wombattri (Andrew Ritter)
2599 - Limited  
2840 - MissJess
2943 - IronJimbo 70.3
3199 - Flanman

140.6
31-009 - Paul Every
20-106 - IronmanFoz  (Andrew Foster)
15-266 - Dave T
13-332 - noknees (won't be an offical tranny finish)
337 - iFoz (In Cycos club kit, not dress up this year :) )
477 - Torn
497 - Monkie
593 - The New Guy
752 - Trickle
1011 - Tall Paul
1169 - scubasteve 
1227 - Blobby
1357 - Toolex

13-178 - Mr Flower

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4 minutes ago, willie said:

Tim Reed or Cam Wurf? 

 

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Wurf I reckon

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Pro men already off course in the swim... lead kayak went the wrong way I think. Looking at Mel cockshutt on the radio. 

 

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Yeah live video on Facebook. 

Pits the best I’ve ever seen from port Mac. 

Seriously impressed.  

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Top 5 tight with wurf about to ride thru them early. Working it out probably a 13 min lead off the bike. 

 

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Man that looks dodgy.

the leaders smashing through the back of the pack 70.3 ers,  what could possibly go wrong? 

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27 minutes ago, roxii said:

Man that looks dodgy.

the leaders smashing through the back of the pack 70.3 ers,  what could possibly go wrong? 

It’s fine on a perfect road surface like that. 

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Luke Bell just walked up MFD. looks another DNF?

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14 minutes ago, Peter said:

It’s fine on a perfect road surface like that. 

:lol: 

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20 minutes ago, Notsofast said:

Luke Bell just walked up MFD. looks another DNF?

Probably just a cramp 

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37 minutes ago, Notsofast said:

Luke Bell just walked up MFD. looks another DNF?

I just dont get why he just doesnt stick to 70.3 events.  He has dnfed more ironmans than hes finished. 

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Welch just said that Callum Millwood is a former pro. Hahah. 

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42 minutes ago, Peter said:

It’s fine on a perfect road surface like that. 

Cam just went past an IM bop’er on the left side.

as I said “what could possibly go wrong “ 

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1 minute ago, Peter said:

Welch just said that Callum Millwood is a former pro. Hahah. 

Was he ever a pro? 

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1 hour ago, roxii said:

Man that looks dodgy.

the leaders smashing through the back of the pack 70.3 ers,  what could possibly go wrong? 

It was ****ed. Seeing him come in on the first lap and out again was sketchy. I'm pretty sure he caught some of the tail of the first lap IM people as well. 

15km/HR v 45 looked all kinds of wrong. 

49 minutes ago, roxii said:

Was he ever a pro? 

Almost

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Flanny and Miss Jess so far. I had to get a 90min run done so after the swim went and did that and breakfast :)

on the run course the rest of the day now :)

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Reedy has been raiding Rod Cedaro’s old flouro gear draw!

 

EB Sportz - the look of 1989!

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He was a bit sick. Videos so might be something wrong... 

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Looks like Steffen will run Siddall down. Siddall was doing a lot of looking behind coming over the bridge 

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Yuk. Poor Flanman

Thanks for the updates Willie. Weather doesnt look too bad on race day

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Wurf on track to break course record.

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Gotta say, credit where it is due, the coverage has been pretty good, especially when you can cast it from the iPad into the tv and enjoy it on the big screen. 

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Wurf having a spew at 40k. Still 5 minutes up on timbo 

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That spew and rough guts at the end definitely costs Wurf the all time overall event record: I think he finished about 15 seconds behind Kiru’s 1992 Forster time. It also probably cost him a sub 2:49 run split BUT overall what an impressive performance.

On the right day Wurf CAN crack 8hrs on that course ... Congratulations!

Congrats to Tim Reed as well: a 2:44 is probably on par with Kopko’s 2:45 and Shortis’s 2002 run of 2:46:09 at Forster - both of which included T2 (Shortis’s dad actually timed Jason’s split from when he came out of the change tent as a 2:44:30ish that day) ...

 

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18 minutes ago, Andrew #1 said:

That spew and rough guts at the end definitely costs Wurf the all time overall event record: I think he finished about 15 seconds behind Kiru’s 1992 Forster time. It also probably cost him a sub 2:49 run split BUT overall what an impressive performance.

On the right day Wurf CAN crack 8hrs on that course ... Congratulations!

I think he was still 20 secs under race record but I could be wrong. He would've been faster if there was no traffic...

That course is a shit fight on the run in a lot of places with 70.3 athletes walking all over the place. I still really don't like the 70.3 then IM on top format, especially on a 4 lap course. They need to work something out for a 2 lap run to spread people out a bit more. 

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Ok so I appreciate the lengths they are going to to bring the coverage but having a moto following the lead runner on a narrow footpath seems a bit rediculous and a lot dangerous. 

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What course are they claiming the record on? The course has changed a lot of times over the years. I think the first year was the hardest having to run out to the light house. 

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