There were very close finishes right across the field with plenty of close sprint finishes. Congratulations to Andrew Pohl and Sophie Wilkinson for first male and female home overall. Chris Bissley just piped Jason Low to win the MTB category while Mark Botting won the Kayak/MTB category.
Well done to all the kayak entrants who were still out battling the course long after the “roadies” had finished!
It was great to see so many new faces at the event – join us again at Karitane on 6 July for the same range of events (i.e. MTB, Kayak and road bike options). Thanks to the volunteers – Rose Clark and Karen Rasmussen for road patrol, Sarah Butcher for time keeping, Chris Mitchell, Karl Thomson and in particular Hugh Tait (who probably put in 6+ hours of work putting out and collecting all the course signage).
Special mention also to 15 year old Haydon Harrington who kayaked, MTB and ran his first multi-sport event – not many youngsters can claim that achievement – well done.
Full results are available here.
Details on Race 3 of the Winter Duathlon Series are available here. We will get course maps up as soon as these are confirmed.