Freedom Tri's Christine Caine slayed the monster at the Ely Monster Middle distance triathlon. Taking on the 1.9km open water swim, 92.8km bike and 21km run, Christine did fantastically well, finishing in 7:21:31.
Racing at the Hertfordshire Triathlon Summer at Stanborough Lake in Welwyn were Ann Tryssesoone, Jonny Pennell, Suzy Hawkins, Michelle Reeves, Richard Sprignall, Hannah Sypula, Rob Evans and Jon Sypula. This "standard" distance was raced over a 1,500m swim, 40km undulating bike and 10km cross country run on grass. Tryssesoone finished 2nd in age group in 3:00:14, Pennell 3rd in age group in 2:29:50, Hawkins 3rd in age group in 2:37:07, Reeves 4th in 2:47:10, Sprignall 7th in 2:36:36, Hannah Sypula 7th in 3:50:31, Evans 12th in 2:45:05 and Jon Sypula 22nd in 3:21:44.
Taking on the Breca Gower Swimrun were Chris Clark and James Parsons. This team event, at Wales' iconic Gower peninsula includes 40km of trail running on Gower's spectacular and incredibly challenging coastal path, and 6km of ocean swims will make Breca Gower a true swimrun test and an unforgettable experience. The pair completed this epic journey in a fantastic 7:50:36.
Further afield in Penticton,Canada, Rob Sedgwick and Micky Day raced at the World Duathlon Sprint championships. Comprising a 5km run, 20km bike, 2.5km, this race featured world class athletes from far and wide. Day finished 18th in category in 01:09:56, and Sedgwick was 41st in age group in 01:20:49.