Madeleine Oldfield is an Australian Professional Triathlete. This site is designed to give you an insight into Madeleine's progress and keep you updated on her triathlon training and competitions. You can also view her race reports, blog, photos, media, and sponsors. Please continue to visit the site as it will be continually updated. Enjoy!

Port Macquarie 70.3- 2nd Place

Posted on October 20th, 2014

I have just spent the weekend on the NSW coastal town of Port Macquarie racing in the Ironman Asia Pacific 70.3 champs (1.9km swim/90km cycle/21km run). I have fond memories of racing there, finishing 2nd place in 2011, and have been wanting to return ever since. Thankfully all the stars aligned this year and I managed to get on the start line fit, healthy and ready to race. I have had a consistent block of training since Challenge Gold Coast which was in August, and was looking forward to seeing where I was at. Arriving on Friday evening I was welcomed by my awesome home-stay hosts, Tehya, Sonia and Darrell Nash. They went above and beyond to make sure I was settled in and had everything I needed for the weekend. I honestly can't thank them enough! The race kicked off for the pro women at 6.46m Sunday morning. I felt great during the swim, super relaxed and in control. I exited the water with the main pack of girls, with a few girls up the road. After putting in a so...