This year’s IM Wisconsin was pretty quick – mainly because of a faster than usual run (8:36 compared to new run course rating of -0:10). Not surprisingly there were a number of new course records: Andrew Starykowicz posted a new bike course record (4:24:08, improving on Konstantin Bachor’s 4:31 from 2014), Patrick McKeon’s 2:43:09 was a new run course record (improving on a 2:50 by Daniel Bretscher from 2014), and Luke McKenzie posted a new overall course record (the only record was also from Daniel Bretscher’s 2014 win).
Male Race Results
Not surprisingly it was Andrew Starykowicz who dominated most of the race: With a new bike course record he stormed to the front and built an eight-minute lead by T2. But then Luke McKenzie’s superior run speed was the deciding factor, with a 2:49 Luke won by eleven minutes over TJ Tollakson who was third in T2 and ran just under eight hours. Patrick McKeon had the fastest run of the day with a 2:43, he was also able to overtake Andy who finished in fourth place.
|Rank||Name||Nation||Swim||Bike||Run||Time||Diff to exp.||Prize Money||KPR Points|
|1||Luke McKenzie||AUS||00:49:44||04:31:47||02:49:00||08:17:19||-15:05||US$ 15,000||2000|
|2||TJ Tollakson||USA||00:49:36||04:33:31||02:58:45||08:28:17||-02:59||US$ 7,500||1600|
|3||Patrick Mckeon||USA||00:55:04||04:43:57||02:43:09||08:28:36||-09:19||US$ 5,000||1280|
|4||Andrew Starykowicz||USA||00:49:40||04:24:08||03:11:55||08:32:27||-18:37||US$ 3,250||960|
|5||Stefan Schmid||GER||00:54:53||04:43:20||02:48:45||08:34:22||00:03||US$ 2,750||720|
|6||Justin Daerr||USA||00:54:52||04:43:55||02:57:04||08:42:02||00:52||US$ 2,000||540|
|7||Leon Griffin||AUS||00:49:41||04:51:48||02:59:37||08:48:21||12:26||US$ 1,500||405|
|8||Sam Long||USA||00:56:03||04:48:58||03:04:20||08:54:57||03:14||US$ 1,250||305|
|9||Scott Defilippis||USA||00:55:39||05:04:08||02:53:06||09:00:44||-08:17||US$ 1,000||230|
|10||Thomas Gerlach||USA||00:54:56||04:52:09||03:07:57||09:02:50||14:16||US$ 750||170|