Galpin fourth in St Neots Sprint Triathlon

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Etbusiness Daily -

BRJ’S for­mer Bri­tish duathlon in­ter­na­tional Pete Galpin fin­ished fourth in the St Neots Sprint­triathlon.

The event was held over a 750m swim, 25k bike and 5k run and Galpin recorded the same time as the third-placed fin­isher, Ross Kent.

Kev Ham­lyn led a Stam­ford­triathlon Club trio with club­mate Sandie Mar­low fin­ish­ing sec­ond woman. Paul Stoker com­pleted the Stam­ford trio in his first triathlon

THE triathlon sec­tion of BRJ Hunt­ing­don Road Run­ning Club, TRIBRJ, is host­ing its very first race on Sun­day June 3.

THETRIBRJ Novice Aquathlon, spon­sored by lo­cal com­pa­nytrisport­splus, is de­signed to be a fam­ily event with chil­dren and par­ents tak­ing part and rac­ing against each other.

Or­gan­iser Andy Mat­son said. “This is a great op­por­tu­nity for peo­ple in Hunt­ing­don­shire to take on a new chal­lenge. It has been or­gan­ised so that the race will be within the ca­pa­bil­i­ties of most peo­ple and is an op­portu- nity for fam­i­lies and aquathlon novices to race along­side each other.”

The aquathlon will be held at Hinch­ing­brooke School and will con­sist of a 200m pool swim fol­lowed by a 2.5k run around Hinch­ing­brooke Coun­try Park. The num­ber of race en­trants has been limited to a max­i­mum of 150 peo­ple, a quar­ter of these places hav­ing al­ready been taken.

For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion con­tact Andy Mat­son at tri@br­jroad­run­ners.org.uk or visit www.br­jroad­run­ners.org.uk/aquathlon. To en­ter the race go to http.//re­gonline.ac­tiveeu­rope.com/hunt­ing­don­aquathlon

GOOD EF­FORT: Katie Green was sec­ond in the 15-16 year-olds race at the Peter­bor­ough Schools Triathlon event.

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