David McNamee and Lucy Gossage clinch Ironman UK 2015

Soggy, blowy conditions descended on Pennington Flash yesterday morning for the 2015 edition of Ironman UK, with women’s winner Lucy Gossage describing her race as “really tough and so, so cold”.


>>> Gallery: Ironman UK 2014

In the men’s race, Scottish duo David McNamee and Fraser Cartmell quickly built a substantial lead over their rivals despite the wind chill and horizontal rain, leaving Denis Chevrot (FRA) and Victor Del Corral (ESP) in their wake over the 180km bike course that included 1,500m of climbing.