Official Results for Ironman Melbourne

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  • Congratulations to the four winners of the great Prizes on offer for the recent Ironman Melbourne “Iron 5 for 55” Fund Raiser.
  • Not only did Kevin Win his Age Group in style, but found the time during a rigorous training regime to muster up some great sponsors and prizes.
  • Thanks to all “Time Slot” purchases for there great support. Remember this is only the first of five races. And same prizes will be on offer again for the remaining four races.

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Beer-swilling smoker to Ironman star

Kevin Fergusson goes from beer-swilling smoker to Ironman star.

Reece Homfray – SA WEEKEND MARCH 21, 2014 10:00PM

The number “Five”  has not been kind to Kevin Fergusson.

His mother, Joy, lost her battle with cancer on January 5, 2006, and his father George was 55 when he drowned while fishing for freshwater lobsters 27 years ago.

Fergusson turns 55 tomorrow and he wants to make it a number to remember for all the right reasons.

Kevin Fergusson is aiming to complete five Ironman triathlons, break five course records and raise $55,000 for cancer. Picture: Matt Turner. Source: News Limited
Kevin Fergusson is aiming to complete five Ironman triathlons, break five course records and raise $55,000 for cancer. Picture: Matt Turner. Source: News Limited

It’s why he’s racing the Melbourne Ironman, which will be the first of five gruelling Ironman Triathlons he will do for the year. That’s a 3.8km swim, 180km bike ride and 42.2km (marathon) run – five times in nine months. Continue reading Beer-swilling smoker to Ironman star

NEW Generous – Half Ironman Sponsor

Caprari Pumps sponsors “Iron 5 for 55″ – $1,555.00

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Thank you Mark Kirtland (Mark – I think, is also a 10 times Ironman Finisher, and just completed the Batemans Bay Challenge 70.3 with minimum training, after a bad bike accident. Finishing in a very credible 5hr:30min:21sec,9th place in the 50-54 Age Group). Continue reading NEW Generous – Half Ironman Sponsor

Raised Total to-date

So far Kevin has raised $55,000 towards our $55,000 target!  A great start.

Nimblewear_logo    “With many thanks to the International Corporate Sponsor “NIMBLEWEAR” for their extremely generous donation to start the ball rolling. In keeping with the theme, an amount of $5,500.00 first up. Go NimbleWear.”

Raised $55,000 towards the $55,000 target.

Midnight Saturday – Deadline Purchase Melb.

Must be Karma, I was asked what my race number was today, so went on the competitor list to find out and keeping with the 5 theme my number is “2105″.

If you have not already got it. Download the “IronMobile” app and follow live on your iPhone. Well worth the 0.99cents.

“A big thank you to all that have donated to iron 5 for 55 so far.”

With the release of an article on iron 5 for 55 in the Advertiser on Saturday, purchasing times for Melbourne will stay open to midnight Saturday. Continue reading Midnight Saturday – Deadline Purchase Melb.