Kona 2011 - Top 15 women on the run

It is again time to share our annual top 15 Ironman Hawaii features and we start this year with the top 15 female finishers during the run in Kona. The fastest run split of the day belonged to Mirinda Carfrae who clocked a course record 2:52:09. This year we are actually featuring 16 women because age grouper Beate Görtz from Germany finished 15th overall.

1. Chrissie Wellington
Great Britain
running time: 2:52:41
running shoes: Brooks T7 Racer (War on ALS edition)

2. Mirinda Carfrae
running time: 2:52:09 * course record
running shoes: K-Swiss K-Ruuz 1.5

3. Leanda Cave
Great Britain
running time: 3:06:36
running shoes: K-Swiss Kwicky Blade Light

4. Rachel Joyce
Great Britain
running time: 3:09:55
running shoes: Adidas adiZero adios

5. Caroline Steffen
running time: 3:15:17
running shoes: AVIA AVI-Bolt II

6. Karin Thuerig
running time: 3:13:31
running shoes: Saucony Fastwitch

7. Sonja Tajsich
running time: 3:04:47
running shoes: Saucony Type A

8. Heather Wurtele
running time: 3:15:29
running shoes: Avia AVI-Bolt III

9. Caitlin Snow
running time: 2:53:51
running shoes: Pearl Izumi isoTransition

10. Virginia Berasategui
running time: 3:12:50
running shoes: Avia AVI-Bolt II

11. Catriona Morrison
Great Britain
running time: 3:13:18
running shoes: Saucony Fastwitch

12. Tine Deckers
running time: 3:19:09
running shoes: Mizuno Wave Inspire

13. Kelly Williamson
running time: 3:03:33
running shoes: Zoot Kapilani

14. Natascha Badman
running time: 3:16:44
running shoes: Mizuno Wave Ronin 3

15. (Overall) Beate Görtz
Germany * AG W40-44
running time: 3:18:45
running shoes: Brooks T7

15. (Pro) Mary Beth Ellis
running time: 3:13:48
running shoes: Avia AVI Bolt III

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