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Ironman Japan Hokkaido 2015

Over the weekend Elitesportz Professional Athlete Michelle Duffield made the trek to Japan to compete in the gruelling Ironman Japan Hokkaido, The 9th Ironman race in her career.

The race started off with a freshwater, non-wetsuit swim – both factors leant towards a slow start to the day. Michelle’s swim time was 1:04:53 and at this point in the race she was in 5th spot in the Pro Women.

The bike leg was VERY hilly with a lot of climbs. Off the bike Michelle was in 6th spot with a bike time of 06:21:53.

She made up a lot of time in the run and ran herself into 4th place with a run time of 03:30:03, earning Michelle her best placing so far as a pro at an Ironman Event.

Michelle’s overall time for was 11:03:27. Well done Michelle!

MD

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