Duo are big win­ners

Harefield Gazette - - SPORT -

TRIATHLON

KATE Byrne and Pa­trick Brown were the big win­ners when Hilling­don Triath­letes hosted the sec­ond of their three-race series in Hare­field.

Byrne con­tin­ued her un­beaten streak this year at Hilling­don Out­door Ac­tiv­i­ties Cen­tre to win in a time of 1:23:05.

Holly Grun­don (1:25:16) had a close bat­tle with Caro­line Whit­taker (1:25:47) to see them fin­ish in sec­ond and third re­spec­tively.

The race dis­tances were a 700m lake swim, fol­lowed by a 6km run and a 26km bike as 61 triath­letes took part in the event.

Brown over­took the faster swim­mers dur­ing the run and went on to win with a to­tal time of 1:16:11.

David Knight (1:17:24) and Nick Shasha (1:18:25) com­pleted the top three for the men’s sec­tion.

The fi­nal triathlon race of the series is on Sun­day at Hilling­don Out­door Ac­tiv­i­ties Cen­tre.

Visit www.hilling­don­triath­letes.co.uk to find out more in­for­ma­tion or to see how you can en­ter.

Kate Byrne (left) and Pa­trick Brown

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