McDonald, Harris win Ultraman Florida

Chris ‘Big Sexy’ McDonald of the U.S. broke the Ultraman Florida men’s record by a 5:38 margin with a three-day total of 21 hours 32 minutes and 54 seconds for the 6.2-mile swim and 92-mile bike leg on day one, 171-mile bike leg on day two and 52.4-mile run on day three.

McDonald, age 40, topped runner-up Steven Keller of the U.S., age 34, by 55:46 and 3rd place Christian Isakson of the U.S., age 46, by 2:36:57.

Jamie Harris, 43, of the U.S. defended her 2018 Ultraman Florida title with a 26:21:23 time over the three-day, 321.6-mile stage triathlon conducted in central Florida for the sixth time. Harris topped runner-up Heidi Marshall of the U.S., age 47, by 4:51:08 and outpaced 3rd place woman Paula Miotto of Brazil, age 42, by 5:56:33.

Harris fell 1:26:10 of the women's course record set in 2017 by Steffi Steinberg of Germany.

Ultraman Florida
Lake Minneola / Clermont / Windermere, Florida
February 15-17, 2019

Day One Results
Swim 6.2 mi. / Bike 92 mi.
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Men

1. Chris McDonald (USA) Age 40, S 2:40:25 B 3:56:22 TOTAL 6:36:47
2. Ignacio Lizarraga (ESP) Age 31 S 2:42:09 B 4:06:24 TOTAL 6:48:33
3. Mario Bartolome (COL) Age 35 S 2:29:04 B 4:24:46 TOTAL 6:53:30
4. Steven Keller (USA) Age 34 S 3:07:34 B 4:01:18 TOTAL 7:08:52
5. Christian Isakson (USA) Age 46 S 2:48:23 B 4:25:36 TOTAL 7:13:59
6. Giuseppi Musella (VEN) Age 57 S 2:55:45 B 4:41:35 TOTAL 7:37:20
7. Dan Beaver (USA) Age 51 S 3:09:35 B 4:44:38 TOTAL 7:54:13
8. Lee Juehring (USA) Age 50 S 3:29:17 B 4:33:07 TOTAL 8:02:24
9. Ben Adams (NZL) Age 29 S 3:18:50 B 4:50:53 TOTAL 8:09:43
10. Billy Rickards (USA) Age 47 S 3:32:32 B 4:47:47 TOTAL 8:20:19

Women

1. Jamie Harris (USA) Age 43 S 3:02:43 B 4:37:16 TOTAL 7:39:59
2. Heidi Marshall (USA) 47 S 4:21:35 B 5:02:37 TOTAL 9:24:12
3. Paula Miotto (BRA) Age 42 S 4:05:15 B 6:02:25 TOTAL 10:07:40
4. Toni Butler (USA) Age 48 S 4:13:36 B 6:29:00 TOTAL 10:42:36
5. Lea Velez (USA) Age 44 S 4:33:21 B 6:28:47 TOTAL 11:02:08

Day Two Results
Bike 171 mi.

Men

1. Chris McDonald (USA) B 7:53:51 TOTAL 14:30:38
2. Ignacio Lizarraga (ESP) B 8:11:39 TOTAL 15:00:12
3. Steven Keller (USA) 8:16:56 TOTAL 15:25:48
4. Christian Isakson (USA) B 8:26:34 TOTAL 15:40:33
5. Mario Bartolome (COL) B 9:00:07 TOTAL 15:53:37
6. Giuseppe Musella (VEN) B 8:46:10 TOTAL 16:23:30
7. Dan Beaver (USA) B 8:52:24 TOTAL 16:46:37
8. Lee Juehring (USA) B 9:01:56 TOTAL 17:04:20
9. Ben Adams (NZL) B 9:04:40 TOTAL 17:14:23
10. Billy Rickards (USA) B 8:56:33 TOTAL 17:16:52

Women

1. Jamie Harris (USA) B 9:11:36 TOTAL 16:51:35
2. Heidi Marshall (USA) B 10:49:36 TOTAL 20:13:48
3. Paula Miotto (BRA) B 11:19:26 TOTAL 21:27:06
4. Toni Butler (USA) B DNF
5. Lea Velez (USA) B DNF

Day Three Results
Run 52.4 mi.

Men

1. Chris McDonald (USA), 41, R 7:02:16 TOTAL 21:32:54
2. Steven Keller (USA), 34, R 7:02:52 TOTAL 22:28:40
3. Christian Isakson (USA), 46, R 8:20:18 TOTAL 24:09:51
4. Ignacio Lazarraga (BRA), 31, R 9:11:42 TOTAL 24:11:54
5. Lee Juehring (USA), 50, R 8:40:28 TOTAL 25:44:48
6. Giuseppe Musella (VEN), 57, R 9:25:51 TOTAL 25:49:21
7. Mario Bartolome (COL), 35, R 10:02:49 TOTAL 25:56:26
8. Ben Adams (USA), 29, R 8:51:28 TOTAL 26:05:51
9. Dan Beaver (USA), 51, R 9:26:50 TOTAL 26:13:27
10. Edson Maisonette (BRA), 40, R 8:26:56 TOTAL 26:32:52

Women

1. Jamie Harris (USA), 43, R 9:29:48 TOTAL 26:21:23
2. Heidi Marshall (USA), 47, R 11:08:10 TOTAL 31:12:21
3. Paula Miotto (BRA), 42, R 10:50:50 TOTAL 32:17:56