Boston Pizza triathlon attracts hundreds

In the Boston Pizza Junior Triathlon Summerland’s Noah Russill won the five to six-year-old male group.

Kameron King from the Edmonton Triathlon Academy placed 14th of 23  during the Teck Jr. Elite Triathlon race as part of the Boston Pizza Junior Triathlon held Saturday.

Kameron King from the Edmonton Triathlon Academy placed 14th of 23 during the Teck Jr. Elite Triathlon race as part of the Boston Pizza Junior Triathlon held Saturday.

In the Boston Pizza Junior Triathlon Summerland’s Noah Russill won the five to six-year-old male group.

He completed the 50-metre swim, 1.5-km bike and 500-m run in 11:55 seconds. In second was Kelowna’s William Sollid-Gagner and Calgary’s Sabastien Latrille in third. Penticton’s Thomas Caruso was fourth. Penticton’s Madison Boerner was the lone female in that age group.

Penticton’s Travis Kascak finished behind Delta’s Reece Landry in the eight to nine-year-old group. Kascak was followed by Linden Sproule.

In the female group, Penticton’s Marlee Caruso placed fourth.

In the 10 to 11-year-old group, the top males were Summerland’s Keegan Foley, and Penticton’s Andrew Carlow. For the females, it was Summerland’s Haley Berrisford in first, and Emily Caruso in third.

In the 12 to 13-year-old group, the top local male was Riley Kascak of Penticton in sixth, followed by Nathan Bendig. Stephanie Ortiz was the top local female finishing fourth.

The event had over 100 kids participate.

Lehm Maguire of B.C. won the Boston Pizza National Junior Elite Triathlon on the weekend.

Maguire completed the 750-metre swim, 20-km bike and five-km run in 57:02. In second was Marc Antoine Christin of Quebec in 57:42 and third was Gabriel Legault, also of Quebec in 57:56 seconds.

In the female elite group, B.C.’s Christine Ridenour crossed the finish line first in 1:02:17 seconds and was followed by B.C.’s Hilary Wille, who came in 25 seconds later. In third was Manitoba’s Stevie Moore clocking in at 1:04:21.

 

A total of 24 males and 22 females participate in the elite

triathlon.