Megan’s first Half Ironman-Oceanside 70.3-and Monroy holds strong with a 4th Place Finish!

03/28/2010 13:30

Her first Half Ironman (1.2mi swim, 56mi bike, 13.1mi run)  ever racing and Megan Monroy finishes 4th in her age group and under 5 hours!  With a strong women’s lineup, Monroy comes out of the water with a quick 28:48, holding strong throughout the cycle with a time of 2:42:17, ending her race with a half marathon time of 1:42:28, and crossing the finish line with an overall time of 4:59:06.  She says, “Despite my chain falling off on the bike, I was flying high until mile 10 on the run when my body hit the wall and wanted no more of it.”

Great weather and some light winds in Oceanside for the 70.3 mile race,  Megan shows she is a strong competitor for future 70.3 Half Ironmans.


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