2015 Ironman 70.3 Boulder

This year Boulder 70.3 newcomer Alicia Kaye took the women’s title and 'Cupcakes With Cal' Millward ran a perfect race to edge Tim Don for the men’s title out at The Res.

All photographs © Timothy Carlson

Tim Don gave it his all, but his race-best 1:16:25 run split brought him a runner-up finish for the second straight year.

Coach Siri Lindley confers with her athlete Jodie Swallow, last year’s winner.

A cheerful Greg Bennett swam well and rode 2:05:32 but a glute injury forced a DNF.

Age group wave masses before the swim start.

Mark Bowstead and Paul Ambrose exit the swim in 7th and 8th.

Sprinting out of Boulder Reservoir.

Lesley Smith biked 2:23:36 and posted the women's-fastest 1:25:40 run split to finish 3rd.

Katy Blakemore biked 2:22:32 on her way to 2nd place.

Jodie Swallow biked 2:20:12 on her way to 5th place.

Alicia Kaye gives it the Michael Jordan tongue hanging out look as she pushed her aerodynamic Ventum to the women’s-best 2:15:40 bike split.

Paul Ambrose rides past a Boulder County farm on his way to a 2:07:11 bike split and 7th place.

Tim Don rode his S-Works bike to a 2:05:25 split and 2nd place.

Davide Giardini dug deep for a 2:05:20 bike split and 8th place.

Sebastian Neef of Germany rode past the red barn on his way to a 2:07:21 split and 10th place.

Davide Giardini seems to be running on air as he posted a 1:26:30 run on his way to 8th place.

Alicia Kaye ran a women’s 3rd-best 1:29:53 half marathon on her way to the win.

Kennett Peterson ran 1:19:25 and finished 9th overall in his second triathlon.

Running toward the Flatirons on the Boulder 70.3 run course.

Winner Callum Millward stretches out his arm with a mile to go on the run.

Exhausted, Mark Bowstead lays out on the finish area after his 1:20:07 run and a 3rd place finish.