Oceanside Triathlon Club members Dave Patterson

Nine local triathletes compete in Whistler

Athletes battled the weather in Ironman Canada event in Whistler last month

Nine Oceanside Triathlon athletes competed in Whistler for Ironman Canada, July 26.

While the weather wasn’t ideal, pouring rain for the first four hours at a brisk six degrees at 7 a.m., many athletes were not able to finish thanks to the cold weather.

This Ironman marked the first for team members Duane Bader, Stacey Neilson, Andrew Speed, Dave Patterson and Nancy Patterson, though she was not able to finish.

Awards went to Patterson, who finished second in the Men’s 65-69 division. Heidi Bromley had a fourth place finish in the Female 60-64 division and Barry Carr finished third in the Men’s 70-74 division.

Anyone interested in joining the Oceanside Triathlon Club can contact Rob and Kim Williamson at robandkimw@shaw.ca

 

Name total time overall place      age place

Jackie Allen    13hr:37min     785        14

Duane Bader     13:46          839        85

Heidi Bromley    15:15          1,227        4

Barry Carr         16:49          1,491        3

Stacey Neilson    12:20          415        14

Dave Patterson    13:50          869        2

Andrew Speed    12:24          431        37

Rob Williamson    11:03          129        8

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