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Age groups wins for Pady, Frost, Macpherson and Knuckey at Ironman Arizona

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Richard Pady, Tony Frost, and Murray Macpherson, and Bob Knuckey all won their respective age group categories at this past weekend’s Ironman Arizona.

Pady, whose last Ironman race was in 2009 at the Ironman World Championship, had his fastest Ironman clocking to date. The Mono, Ontario native swam 55:07, biked 4:51:18, and ran 3:16:07 to capture the men’s 35-39 category in 9:08:51.

Frost, dominated the men’s 50-54 division. He swam 55:09, biked 4:52:49, and his category best marathon of 3:27:50 allowed him to stop the clock at 9:20:58 to win by over 22 minutes.

Murray Macpherson, also crushed the men’s 60-64 division with a 25 minute margin of victory. The Calgary native swam 1:19:24, biked and 5:11:40, and ran a category best 3:40:40 marathon to finished in 10:27:32.

Even more impressive was Alton, Ontario’s Bob Knuckey. He swam 1:13:31, biked 5:11:54, and ran 4:09:58 to finish in 10:44:09! He was the only one in the men’s 65-69 category to go sub-11 hours, and he won the category by over one hour!

Check out the rest of the Canadian age groupers that finished in the top five:


2nd Vancouver, BC Victoria Gilbert 1:06:23 5:28:22 3:34:21 10:13:25


5th Calgary, AB Nancy Lynch 1:16:14 5:22:08 4:01:34 10:48:52


2nd Laval, QC Elisabeth Ruel 01:14:46 05:42:18 03:23:09 10:28:37


3rd Port Sydney, ON Lia Kutzscher 01:19:58 05:30:13 04:12:46 11:16:51


4th London, ON Chris Pickering 00:58:17 04:55:32 03:23:23 09:24:59


2nd Salmon Arm, BC John White 01:03:21 04:49:20 03:17:11 09:15:18


2nd Toronto, ON Chris Caswell 01:00:32 04:59:44 03:36:26 09:43:20


2nd Ladysmith, BC Gary Vermette 01:31:05 05:51:59 04:18:39 11:52:22