- Wrapping up today's coverage with the race report:
- An off-day and a nagging calf force Will out of the Ironman 70.3 California:
- 10:57am Oceanside/18:57 Brussels: As Heather Wurtele takes the women's title and the top-20 men have finished, no sign of Will. So it's safe to assume something went wrong for Will.10:12am Oceanside/18:12 Brussels: Defending champion Andy Potts is second. And world champion Sebastian Kienle makes 3.10:10am Oceanside/18:10 Brussels: Jan Frodeno wins the 2014 Ironman 70.3 Oceanside!
- 10:10am Oceanside/18:10 Brussels: Official pro men splits at the 11.3 mark. No update on Will:
1. Jan Frodeno - 3:34:09
2. Andy Potts - 3:37:32
3 . ebastian Kienle - 3:38:01
4. Joe Gambles - 3:39:49
5. Matt Chrabot - 3:40:35
6 . Kevin Collington - 3:40:49
7 . Brent McMahon - 3:41:06
8. Trevor Wurtele - 3:43:33
9. Matt Reed - 3:43:34
10. Albert Moreno - 3:46:0
- 10:10am Oceanside/18:10 Brussels: While Frodeno continues to lead with Potts more than 2 minutes and Kienlie more than 3 minutes down, there have been no tracking updates from Will on the run. The tracker seems to have caught up with other athletes, so let's hope it's a chip issue.9:40am Oceanside/17:40 Brussels: Frodeno is on fire. With Potts is 1:35 down already, is Frodeno speeding off to a win already?
- The athletes have to complete a two-loop 13.1 miles to reach the finish line.
- 9:30am Oceanside/17:30 Brussels: Official splits for the pro men into T2. Will came in in 15th position; he is almost 9 minutes behind the race leaders:
1. Andrew Starykowicz - 2:36:35
2 Jan Frodeno - 2:36:39
3. Andy Potts - 2:36:51
4. Matt Chrabot - 2:37:03
5. Sebastian Kienle - 2:38:06
6. Hector Guerra - 2:38:26
7. Brent McMahon - 2:39:42
8. Joe Gambles - 2:39:45
9. Matt Reed - 2:39:47
10. Kevin Collington - 2:40:0415. Will Clarke - 02:45:12
- 9:20am Oceanside/17:20 Brussels: Ready for the run! Starykowicz, Potts, Chrabot and Frodeno are into T2, followed by Kienle.
- 8:50am Oceanside/16:50 Brussels: 45 miles into the race, Potts is now leading solo, with Chrabot and Frodeno seconds behind. 2 minutes behind them a chase group headed by Kienle. No update on Will (who is not in the top 10 right now), as the athlete tracker seems to be taking a nap.
- 8:30am Oceanside/16:30 Brussels: After 35 miles, we have the three leaders (Chrabot, Frodeno, Potts) followed by one big chase pack 2 minutes behind, brought together by a surging Kienle. Other athletes in that group: McMahon, Gambles, Collington, Starykowicz, Griffen and Reed.
- 8:25am Oceanside/16:25 Brussels: Ironman.com reports on movers and shakers at the 30-mile mark: "we still have Chrabot, Potts and Frodeno in the lead. McMahon, Gambles and Collington are 2 minutes behind now. There's now a group of five at 2:30 that includes Starykowicz, Griffen, Kienle, Allerup and Reed."
- 8:05am Oceanside/16:05 Brussels: Official 11.6 mile splits after all. Will is in 9th position, 2:54 behind race leader Potts.1. Andy Potts - 50:502 . Jan Frodeno - 50:543. Matt Chrabot - 51:124 . James Seear - 51:405. Jens Toft Allerup - 52:016. Brent McMahon - 52:357. Kyle Leto - 52:478. Leon Griffin - 53:409. Will Clarke - 53:44 (2:54)10. Sebastian Kienle - 54:13
- 8:00am Oceanside/16:00 Brussels: Partial reusults coming in from California. The athlete tracker has Will through the 11 mile mark in 53:44. We know that was 2:32 behind Chrabot, but no times for the other main players.Ironman spotters had the following report at the 20 mile mark: "Through 20 miles it's Frodeno, Chrabot and Potts in the lead. Then we have: Allerup, McMahon, Gambles and Collington at 1:40
Seear, Reed, Leto and Twelsiek at 2:30. At 3:30 behind is Sebastian Kienle."