First time half Ironman Laura Gaddy had a stellar race. She finished under 6 hours in 5:50:05. Laura swam a steady 42:40 swim, followed by a 3:00 bike where she averaged 18.6mph, followed by a 1:59:33 half marathon.
Buck Snyder competed in the 35-39 age group. He finished in 5:56:39. His splits were 41:14 swim/2:44:19 bike/2:27:24 run.
The brutal 40-44 age group included Tommy Sustala, Patrick Sexton, Steve Hardy and Scott Pinkston. Tommy headed the group with an overall time of 4:49:57. He posted a 30:54 swim/2:30:48 bike/1:43:58 run. Patrick followed with a time of 5:02:33. His effort included a 35:57 swim/2:35:30 bike/1:46:26 run.
Jim Harrington came in 11th in the competitive 45-49 age group. Jim posted a 34:47 swim/2:44:50 bike/1:47:32 run for a final time of 5:10:56.