Joe Mussey and Jori Cooper finished their 1st Ironman race and Julie Sibley posted a PR to represent Grim Reaper Fitness at Ironman Wisconsin Sunday.
At Rev3 Cedar Point, Erik Rankin, Jeff Grabinski, and Rachel Matyasse all brought home top finishes.
At Wisconsin, Joe posted the Reapers’ top time with a 13:42:01. Jori put up a solid swim time of 1:22:26 on her way to an overall 15:15:49, while Julie shaved 5 minutes off her previous best Ironman with a 16:10:12.
At Cedar Point, Erik, competing in the Half Aqua Bike (1500 swim, 56 mile bike) finished 4th in 35-39 AG, posting a strong bike time of 2:33:26 for a 21.87 mph page and an overall time of 3:17:13. Jeff continued his strong run of performances this season, finishing 6th of 45 in 35-39 AG of the Half Iron distance. Jeff had a well-rounded performance with AG finishes of 6th in swim and bike, and 7th in run for an overall time of 5:02:50. In the Half Iron relay, Rachel’s team took 4th place. Rachel handled the bike leg, posting a 3:02.01 for an 18.46 pace.
In other GRF news, last week finished 3rd in 55-59 AG at the Hy-Vee Triathlon in Des Moines, IA. Carey’s overall time of 1:14:38 in the sprint event was highlighted by a 30:47 on the bike.