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Clarksville’s Russ Shemberger earns personal best at Ironman 70.3 Muncie triathlon

 

Restore Performance MassageMuncie, IN – Russ Shemberger, a licensed sports massage therapist at Restore Performance Massage on Madison Street in Clarksville, achieved a personal best sub-5-hour time at the Ironman 70.3 Muncie Triathlon held Saturday, July 12th, 2014, in Muncie, Indiana.

Shemberger finished the 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike and 13.1-mile run in a total time of 4 hours, 58 minutes and 23 seconds and placed 18th in his age group, which included 170 other men in the 45-49 age category.

Russ Shemberger of Clarksville Tennessee placed 18th in his age group at the Ironman 70.3 Muncie triathlon Saturday, July 12th

Russ Shemberger of Clarksville Tennessee placed 18th in his age group at the Ironman 70.3 Muncie triathlon Saturday, July 12th

Overall, he was 171st among a field of approximately 1,600 triathletes who competed in the half-iron distance.

He shaved more than 20 minutes off his time from his last half-iron triathlon in September 2013.

Shemberger is a veteran triathlete, coached by Jessica Dollar of FTP Coaching in Hendersonville, Tennessee.

As a licensed massage therapist, Shemberger leads Restore Performance Massage – aka RPM Massage – in sports massage treatment, therapeutic, Swedish and deep tissue massage.

RPM Massage is open from 10:00am-6:00pm, Monday and Wednesday, and from 8:00am-4:00pm, Thursday. To make an appointment, call 931.647.3692.

RPM Massage also can be found on Facebook: www.facebook.com/rpmmassage


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