Triathlon Round-up – September 14th

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Mildenhall Triathlon – Sunday 28th Aug

Husband and wife triathlon duo Pip Moore & Helen Samuel were both in action at the inaugural Mildenhall triathlon on Sunday 28th Aug.  Pip completed the 300m swim, 12.84 mile bike & 5km run in a time of 59:14 to win his age group and overall 2nd place.  Wife Helen went one better to finish first female in a time of 1:09:40

Clackton Triathlon – Sunday 11th September

Myles Taylor came 5th in the super sprint distance with his first sea swim in choppy conditions, Oscar Woodward came 7th in Tristar 3 of the juniors duathlon and Jacob Taylor finished in Tristar 2 of the junior duathlon. It was a breezy day so quite hard. Well done all three.

St Neots Triathlon – Sunday 11th September

Meanwhile at St Neots Tom Betts (sprint distance) and Hannah McInroy (standard distance) kept the clubs 2017 trophy collection topped up.

Tom Betts – 750m swim / 23.9km bike / 5km run – 15:22; 49:30; 18:36 – overall time was 1:26 (33rd overall, 3rd in Age Group)

Hannah McInroy – 1500m swim / 45km bike / 10km run – 26:47; 1:25; 39:29 = 2:33 overall time (2nd female, 8th overall)

Vitruvion 70.3 (Half Ironman) – Sunday 11th September

Further afield Angela Joiner Handy took part in the Vitruvion 70.3 (Half Ironman) held at Rutland Water. 13th lady overall (39th last year) 2nd in age group and got national silver medal. Swim was 9 mins quicker in 43.48, bike 12 minutes quicker in 2.40 and run 9 mins quicker in 1.30. 5 hours and 38 seconds – ambition was sub 5 and nearly did it.

Ironman Weymouth – Sunday 11th September

Moving over to Ironman Weymouth Lee French and Aidan Dunn completed the full Ironman distance with Lee putting in a very respectable run time for the 26.2 miles. See below for the full breakdown:

Lee French – Swim: 1:12:39 / Bike 6:25:30 /Run 4:23:36 / Overall 12:14:52

Aidan Dunn – Swim: 1:06:27 / Bike 6:38:01 /Run 5:37:43 / Overall 13:35:14

also in Weymouth doing the 70.3 event Laura Brown completed the third of her three Half Ironman races for the season and capturing 6th in age group in a large field

Laura Brown – Swim: 30:25 / Bike 3:25:24 / Run 1:47:25 / Overall 5:54:32