Determined triathletes earn places on podiums

Hannah Shooter
Hannah Shooter

Mansfield Triathlon Club members continued the club’s fine form with three podium places, international representation and notable personal achievements.

In the Outlaw Half-Triathlon (a 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike ride and 13.1-mile run) Hannah Shooter took first place in her category in 4hrs 59mins 24secs with the help of a quick transition.

Matthew Elliott finished in 5-30-22 for a six-minute personal best and Andy Ball beat his target time to break the tape in 6-22-28.

Representing Ireland in the European long-distance duathlon championships in Germany, club member Seamus Allison completed the 10km run, 60km bike ride and final 10km run in 4-16-42 to finish 11th in his category.

In his warm-up race at Naseby, Allison finished the 20km run, 80km bike ride and 10km run in 5-31-58 for first place.

Club junior Tyler Broome took second place in the TS1 category at the Duston junior triathlon in 10-38 with teammate James Flint close on his heels in 11-47. In the girls’ TS3 event, Emily Alcock finished in 20-9.

Laura Keeling finished the Skegness sprint triathlon (a 400m swim, 18km bike ride and 5km run) in 1-30-13, and Chris Shooter completed the Nottingham sprint triathlon (a 750m swim, 20km bike ride and 5km run) in 1-11-46.