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Kelowna triathletes top Kal RATS sprint

Erica Moser-Reschreiter prepares to strap into her shoes after mounting her bike barefooted in the Kal RATS Sprint Triathlon Sunday morning at Kin Beach. - Andre Lodder/Morning Star
Erica Moser-Reschreiter prepares to strap into her shoes after mounting her bike barefooted in the Kal RATS Sprint Triathlon Sunday morning at Kin Beach.
— image credit: Andre Lodder/Morning Star

It was an all-Kelowna podium at the Kal RATS Sprint Triathlon Sunday morning at Kin Beach.

With two-time defending champion Nathan Champness putting his newfound emceeing skills to use while he recovers from hernia surgery, Chad Reid finished the 750-metre swim, 18.59-km bike and 5-km run in one hour and seven seconds to claim first place. Gary Wade (1:04:21) and Jesse Van Oene (1:04:45) were second and third respectively.

Vernon’s Sarah Clark was the first overall female in 1:07:59, followed by Vernon’s Erica Moser-Reschreiter (1:10:40) in second and Kelowna’s Valentina Miller (1:13:19) in third.

Top local male was Armstrong’s Sam Lazar, who clocked a 1:05:01, while Matt Baumeister (1:07:17, 7th) also cracked the top 10.

Locals earning age-group podium finishes include: Scott Richardson (1:06:27, 2nd M45-49); Peter Byrnes (1:08:33, 3rd M45-49); Craig Goplen (1:09:17, 1st M50-54); Allan McWilliam (1:09:53, 1st M40-44); Scott Wallace (1:11:46, 1st M25-29); Paul Filippi (1:13:58, 1st M60-64); Alanna Simms (1:14:31, 2nd F35-39); Alesha Miller (1:15:16, 1st F20-24); Peter O’Brien (1:16:16, 3rd M16-19); Marin Carruthers (1:16:24, 1st F16-19); Haley Boeglin (1:17:24, 1st F25-29); Alex Wallace (1:21:02, 3rd M55-59); Lynda Proce (1:21:39, 1st F55-59); Merel Voth (1:22:05, 3rd F25-29); Cheri Stewart (1:24:44, 1st F50-54); Gayle Wilson (1:26:32, 2nd F45-49); Henry Proce (1:30:10, 2nd M60-64); Christa Miller (1:32:46, 2nd F20-24); Terri Gillespie (1:38:05, 2nd F30-34); Katlaan Huntir (1:39:30, 3rd F 55-59); Byron Beck (1:46:05, 1st M70+), Janice Irwin (1:48:42, 1st F60-64); Susan Falkenholt (1:58:38, 3rd F45-49); George Millar (2:03:01, 1st M65-69); Cedrick Gilmore (2:40:18, 2nd M65-69).

 

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