Shuswap athletes try triple trial

Several Salmon Arm-area athletes proved they were up to the task last Sunday, completing the 29th Pushor Mitchell Apple Triathlon in Kelowna.

  • Aug. 24, 2011 12:00 p.m.

Several Salmon Arm-area athletes proved they were up to the task last Sunday, completing the 29th Pushor Mitchell Apple Triathlon in Kelowna.

Placing 113th in the 35 to 39 male category was Jeremy Bray and 280th in the 55 to 59 age male group was Phil McGrew. Taking 147th in the 30 to 34 female category was Sara Mitchell of Blind Bay; 150th in the 25 to 29 female group was Merel Van Oeveren; 226th in the 50 to 54 age division was Merrilea Young of Blind Bay and 227th in the female 40 to 44 group was Lisa Ashton of Tappen. They were competing in the Olympic distance race, 1.5-km swim, 10-km run and 40-km bike.

Close to 600 athletes participated overall.

 

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