Sunday, 11 May 2008

Buttermere Triathlon 2008

Following the success of the Coniston Triathlon organised by the club under the Hall Dunnerdale banner, the Buttermere Triathlon was the inaugural Whinfell Harriers event and was held on 10th May 2008.

The course was a 1km swim being two widths of a pretty cold Crummock Water, followed by a 27km bike up and over the Whinlatter and Newlands passes finished with a 13km run course: 2 laps of Buttermere itself.

Race finishers, in no particular order:

John Raho
Jim Poole
Maurice Poole
Laurel Bennett
Emily Davies
Brett Welch

Other notable performances:

Raquel Lenane - brill swim sans wetsuit in 'fresh' water
Nick Barsley - strong swim and v.good bike

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