Tyler Butterfield Finishes Second In Indiana

July 13, 2013

tyler butterfield 2013 bermuda dayIn a field of over 200 athletes, Bermuda’s Tyler Butterfield finished 2nd in the Ironman 70.3 Muncie in Indiana today [July 13].

Competing in the Men’s Elite Division, Butterfield clocked an overall time of 3:49:22 finishing behind Andrew Starykowicz from the United States who finished in a time of 3:46:25.

Butterfield completed the 1.2-mile swim in the calm waters of Prairie Creek Reservoir in a time of 25:12, coming out of the water in 5th

Butterfield then clocked a time of 2:06:13, covering the 56-mile bike course which took athletes onto closed state highways for a flat ride through rural Indiana

Butterfield then ran the fastest 13.1 mile run in a time of 1:14:16, that covered a challenging run course around the south side of Prairie Creek Reservoir over rolling country roads.

Butterfield actually ran faster today after completing the swim and a biking portion than he did running the 2013 Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby where he clocked a time of 1:15:03.

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