Local athletes take on major triathlon

first_imgSandy McDonald completed the event with a time of 5:26:36 and was 17th out of 93 participants in her age group.Finally, Bob Andrews completed the race with a time of 5:37:05 and finished 30th out of the 67 competitors in his age group. Over the weekend, a select group of Fort St. John residents put their athletic abilities to the test.On Sunday, July 3, local triathletes participated in the Great White North Half Ironman triathlon, which took place in Edmonton, Alta.- Advertisement -The event consisted of 700 trialthetes from across western Canada, who biked, swam and ran.Four participants from Fort St. John took part in the triathlon.Darren Guliov completed the two kilometre swim, 90 km bike and 21 km run in five hours, 22 minutes and 20 seconds, finishing 51st out of 123 participants in his age group.Barb Polehoykie finished with a time of 5:24:04 and was 4th out of 43 racers in her age group.Advertisementlast_img