Local triathletes find success in Edmonton

At the head of the pack was Irvin Tang, who placed 17th in the competitive 30 – 39 year old age class. He completed the course in 4:32:51 hours, including a two kilometre open water swim, 90 kilometre bike ride, and 21 kilometre run. Jeff Fairlie competed in the same age class, finishing at 5:49:46 for 95th.

Also impressive is Gord "The Hammer" Harris, who placed third overall in the 60 – 69 year old age group, with a time of  5:41:40 hours. Barb Polehoykie was just behind, coming in at 5:41:40 hours, to take 8th place in the same category.

In the 50 – 59 year old group, Bob Andrews finished 35th with 5:44:59, and Rob Churchill placed 69th in the 40 – 49 year old class, crossing the finish line at 5:37:32.

Blizzard Bike Club members still have a busy week ahead of them, as Tammy and Richard Howes are competing in the multi-stage B.C. Bike Race. Those in town will take part in a mountain bike race Wednesday at the Cactus trials, a time trial Thursday at Baldonnel and a Humpty's road race on Sunday.

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Erica Fisher

Erica is a reporter for Moose FM and energeticcity.ca in Fort St. John, B.C. She grew up in Victoria, B.C. and received her Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec.