EASTON, Conn. Eastons Chris Thomas won his age group and finished ninth overall in the Endrafit Ironman 70.3 Eagleman triathlon Sunday in Cambridge, Md.
The race is one of five 70.3-mile races that are qualifiers for the Ironman World Championships later this year. Thomas was the third amateur and won his 40-44 age group by more than 5 minutes. The race also feature professional athletes.
Thomas finished in 4:06.3 for the race, which consists of a 1.2-mile swim, a 56-mile bike ride and a 13.1-mile run. Thomas ran 1:24:54 on the final leg, which was first in his division. He also was first in his division on the bike and third in the swim. His run was ninth overall. There were 380 finishers. Thomas is the owner of PTP Southport.
Complete results are available online .
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