A large contingent of Dunedin based athletes took part in this years edition of Challenge Wanaka and the Lake Wanaka Half. It was great to see so many local athletes competing and enjoying the festival athmosphere throughout the week and over the weekend.
There are a number of significant results achieved by club members and other local athletes that have to be acknowledged and celebrated:
Tamsyn Hayes - 5th (Pro Female)
Amie Manning - 4th (Female 20-29)
Chris Keogh - 1st (Male 20-29)
Guy Carter - 3rd (Male 20-29)
Geoff Williamson - 5th (Male 30-39)
Bob Norton - 4th (Male 50-59)
Lesley Stevens - 2nd (Female 60-69)
Lake Wanaka Half:
Sarah Bryant - 1st (Female 25-29)
Rory Miller - 4th (Male 25-29)
Alice Barach - 5th (Female 35-39)
Andrea Elvines - 3rd (Female 40-44)
Aaron Giller - 3rd (Male 40-44)
Anne Gray - 1st (Female 45-49)
Karen Blackwood - 2nd (Female 45-49)
Stephen Colpitts - 2nd (Male 45-49)
John Farrow - 5th (Male 45-49)
Full list of results is available on the Challenge Wanaka website.
Congratulations to everyone who completed the Full and Half distance races. I great achievement which ever distance, particularily so with the changable weather conditions throughout the day.
It's great to see so many local athletes, and in particular our club members, at the pointy end of their age-groups. We hope to see a few more you at our meetings. If you know anyone that are involved in triathlon but have not been to one of our races in a while, please encourage them to come along.