Monday Morning Race Hangover

In addition to the Leadville 100, there were a couple of other big races for Newton athletes this weekend.

After almost a year off with a hip injury, Newton pro Chris Legh returned to racing yesterday at the Timberman Iromanman 70.3. Chris had a strong all-around performance and finished in 5th place against a super-competitive field. Also in the top 10 was Mike Caiazzo, who followed up his great race at the Ford Ironman lake Placid event with an 8th place finish in the pro men’s field at Timberman. Read a full report here.

Top 10 men
1. Andy Potts (USA) 3:51:19
2. Alberto Casadei (ITA) 3:58:52
3. Massimo Cigana (ITA) 3:59:32
4. Michael Lovato (USA) 4:01:29
5. Christopher Legh (AUS) 4:01:53
6. Bjorn Andersson (SWE) 4:02:32
7. Janda Ricci-Munn (USA) 4:09:30
8. Christopher Thomas (USA) 4:10:54 * AG M35-39
9. Mike Caiazzo (USA) 4:11:49
10. TJ Tollakson (USA) 4:12:20

On the other side of the globe, at the inaugural Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 in the Philippines, Australian Pete Jacobs had a another strong showing in his Newtons, finishing in 4th place against some of the world’s best triathletes. Read the full story here.

Top 10 men
1. Terenzo Bozzone (NZL) 3:51:25
2. Chris McCormack (AUS) 3:52:18
3. Cam Brown (NZL) 3:52:31
4. Pete Jacobs (AUS) 3:56:51
5. Timothy Marr (USA) 4:02:52
6. Frederik Croneborg (SWE) 4:10:18 * AG M25-29
7. Daiki Masuda (JAP) 4:17:06
8. Mao Yung Yang (AUS) 4:20:11 * AG M18-24
9. Allister Knox (AUS) 4:20:40 * AG M35-39
10. Kristian Manietta (AUS) 4:26:34 * AG M30-34