Big win; small island
While many of her rivals were taking part in the Ironman World Championship on Hawaii’s Big Island, Heather Wurtele was winning her third Challenge race of the year in Peguera, Mallorca.
Heather surged into the lead on her Cervélo P5X and didn’t look back, extending her advantage in the half-marathon and winning by nearly five minutes in 4:24:42.
“It always feels great to raise that finish tape for a win,” Heather tweeted after the race. “Our #IslandsFarFromKona tour has started off nicely!”
As they push to capture the Challenge European Points Series, Heather and husband Trevor are slated to wrap up their seasons at Challenge Forte Village Sardinia on Oct. 29. The #IslandsFarFromKona tour continues...