Trios shine in first triathlon event of three

Harefield Gazette - - SPORT -

HILLING­DON ath­letes com­peted in their first triathlon of a three-race se­ries at the Hilling­don Out­door Ac­tiv­i­ties Cen­tre in Hare­field.

The race, which in­volved 80 en­trants, con­sisted of a 700m lake swim, a 6km run and ended with a 26km bike ride.

Clark Schofield dom­i­nated the male race from pil­lar to post and fin­ished with a win­ning time of one hour 15 min­utes and 20 sec­onds.

Fol­low­ing Schofield in sec­ond place was David Knight who came home ahead of Nick Shaha in third.

The girls race was won by Kate Byrne in a time of one hour 21 min­utes and 44 sec­onds with sec­ond place go­ing to Holly Grun­don.

The duathlon event which runs ad­ja­cent to the triathlon was won by Louise Fets in a time of one hour 34 min­utes and nine sec­onds.

The sec­ond race in the three race se­ries will be hosted at the same venue on Sun­day 3rd July with en­tries still avail­able. FANCY get­ting your boots on this sum­mer?

Sun­day league six-a-side foot­ball leagues are look­ing for teams to par­tic­i­pate in their evening com­pe­ti­tions through­out the sum­mer.

Hayes & Yead­ing Foot­ball Club are host­ing a Soc­cer­sixes tour­na­ment which will have kick-off times rang­ing be­tween 6pm and 7pm.

Games will last 28 min­utes and cost £28 per team. 12 teams are re­quired to form the league so spa­ces are lim­ited.

But as an in­cen­tive, Soc­cer­sixes are of­fer­ing 11-a-side teams free spon­sored train­ing tops for next sea­son if they play in the 6-a-side league through the sum­mer.

For more in­for­ma­tion about how to get in­volved visit the soc­cer­sixes.net or con­tact league man­ager Matt Robin­son on 07807 168390.

n WIN­NERS: From left, Guy Green, Nick Shasha, Clark Schofield and David Knight of Hilling­don Triath­letes

n WIN­NERS: From left, Louise Fets, Kate Bryne and Holly Grun­don of Hilling­don Triath­letes

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