COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – The first athletes competing in Ironman 70.3 Coeur d’Alene crossed the finish line around 10:00 a.m. Sunday.
Matt Hanson, 32, of Storm Lake, Iowa won with a time of three hours 51 minutes and 16 seconds. Hanson most recently won the Ironman North American Championship in Woodlands, Texas back in April. He has also secured a spot in the 2017 Ironman World Championship in October.
Tim Reed, 32, finished second and Andy Potts, 41, came in third.
The top women's finisher was Haley Chura, 32, of Bozeman, Montana. She finished in four hours 27 minutes and 16 seconds. Jen Annnett, 32, and Linsey Crobin, 36, took second and third.
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