Southwell Sprint Triathlon
The OSB organised Southwell Sprint Triathlon was back for its 25th year on Sunday 2nd June. Forming part of OSB’s Midland Sprint Series the event took place at the Southwell Rugby Club in the historic Nottinghamshire market town of Southwell.
The sprint distance event was took the form of a 400m Swim in the Southwell Leisure Centre’s 25m pool, followed by a 17.6km there and back Bike, Finishing with a two lap 5km Run.
Boston Triathlon had six members in attendance at the event all hoping to do well on the fast course.
|Ben Marsters||4th (M30-34)||0:55:39|
|Adam Sellars||11th (M30-34)||1:07:36|
|Thomas Owen||23rd (M35-39)||1:17:53|
|Kimberley Bolland||6th (F35-39)||1:20:03|
|Alan Wheeler||2nd (M45-49)||0:58:03|
|Peter Mittertreiner||9th (M50-54)||1:08:27|
Tallington Olympic Triathlon
Set in the South of Lincolnshire the SBR Events Tallington Triathlon is an open water event set in the 205 acres grounds of Tallington Lakes Leisure Park.
The 1.5km swim is set in one of the large spring fed lakes. After a short transition run athletes took to their bikes and headed out of the venues main entrance into the surrounding undulating Lincolnshire countryside, the bike route while mostly flat had a little elevation to test the legs over a 2 lap course, by the time they returned to the leisure park the triathletes had completed 48.1km. The final run leg stayed within the confines of the park, following the edge of the lakes as it wound its way to a 10km conclusion.
|Lynsey Ballans||7th (F40-44)||3:36:12|
|Martin Jessop||9th (M50-54)||3:20:58|