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Hy-Vee Des Moines 5150 Preview

Richest race in triathlon & the 5150 US Championship goes Sunday.

The richest race in triathlon, Hy-Vee 5150 U.S. Championship Elite Cup, goes this Sunday September 4 in downtown Des Moines, Iowa.

With 1.1 million dollars US up for grabs (the male and female winners get $151 500 each), the professional field is stacked with many of the biggest names in the sport of triathlon.

On top of the 5150 Elite qualifiers, reigning Ironman world champions Chris McCormack and Mirinda Carfrae (both from Australia) will also be on the start line, Denmark’s Rasmus Henning and American Laura Bennett, winners of the inaugural Hy-Vee Elite Cup races in 2007 are also in the field.

Check out the race day agenda below:

Sunday, September 4th

6:45 a.m. – Hy-Vee 5150 U.S. Champ (age group)

7:40 a.m. – Hy-Vee Triathlon

1:30 p.m. – Hy-Vee 5150 Elite Cup W

4 p.m. – Hy-Vee 5150 Elite Cup M

Live streaming of the event begins at 1 pm at https://www.hy-veetriathlon.com/

Here is the Professional Start List:


1 Stuart Hayes GBR

2 Paul Matthews GBR

3 Cameron Dye USA

4 Martin Krnavek CZE

5 Matt Reed USA

6 Csaba Kuttor HUN

7 Bertrand Billard FRA

8 Benjamin Collins USA

9 Joshua Amberger AUS

10 Filip Ospaly CZE

11 Kris Gemmel NZL

12 David Thompson USA

13 Chris Foster USA

14 Ritchi Nicholls GBR

15 Brian Fleischmann USA

16 Kyle Leto USA

17 Igor Sysoev RUS

18 Jordan Jones USA

19 Kaleb VanOrt USA

20 Tim Reed USA

21 Greg Bennett AUS

22 Tim O’Donnell USA

23 Fraser Cartmell GBR

24 Kevin Everett USA

25 Marcus Ornellas BRA

26 Rasmus Henning DNK

27 Hunter Kemper USA

28 Chris McCormack AUS

29 Andy Potts USA

30 Jarrod Shoemaker USA


1 Nikki Butterfield AUS

2 Alicia Kaye USA

3 Annie Warner USA

4 Amanda Stevens USA

5 Nicole Kelleher USA

6 Angela Axmann DEU

7 Radka Vodickova CZE

8 Liz Blatchford GBR

9 Renate Forstner DEU

10 Annabel Luxford AUS

11 Jenny Fletcher CAN

12 Amanda Felder Derkacs USA

13 Pip Taylor AUS

14 Margaret Shapiro USA

15 Sara McLarty USA

16 Laurel Wassner USA

17 Sarah Haskins USA

18 Kristen Peterson USA

19 Christine Jeffrey CAN

20 Becky Lavelle USA

21 Evelyne Blouin CAN

22 Rebecca Wassner USA

23 Amy Bevilaqua USA

24 Sarah Groff USA

25 Mandy McLane USA

26 Laura Bennett USA

27 Mirinda Carfrae AUS

28 Gwen Jorgenson USA

29 Nicole Spirig SUI

30 Lisa Norden SWE