Local Results from the Dawson Creek Triathlon


The Dawson Creek Triathlon was held on Sunday, May 24th, under sunny skies and brisk northwest winds, and fairly mild temperatures. Fort St. John Participants did well for a second week in a row posting several top three results in their respective age groups. In the female 20-30 age group were the following results: Kathryn Fairweather was second with 1:01:42, Wendy Giesbrecht third with 1:05:00, Becky Keim 1:06:45 and Melanie Chapple with 1:07:33 and Rebecca Newsham with 1:19:03. Sandra McDonald had a speedy 57:20 for second place in the female 31-45 age group and the fastest overall female bike split of 27:00. Dee-Ann Stickel also in the female 31-45 came in at 1:22:06. Barb Polehoykie was first in the female 46-55 age group with 1:00:10, Roger St. Jean was second in the male 46-55 age group with 1:03:46, Floyd Polehoykie came in at 1:14:01 and Richard Stickel 1:16:24. Gord Harris was first in the 56 plus age group with a time of 56:09.

The next Triathlon in the Peace Region will be the Fort St. John Triathlon which takes place on Sunday, June 7th starting at the swimming pool at 9am sharp.  


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