Leduc repeats at Woody’s triathlon

Patrick Gladue of Cochrane and defending women’s champion Lori Leduc of Grande Prairie were the men’s and women’s overall winners in the Woody’s RV World Sprint Triathlon on Sunday.

Lori Leduc repeated as Woody’s RV World Triathlon women’s champion this year with a time 1:13:13.4

Patrick Gladue of Cochrane and defending women’s champion Lori Leduc of Grande Prairie were the men’s and women’s overall winners in the Woody’s RV World Sprint Triathlon on Sunday.

Gladue posted a total time of 1:04.22.6, easily out-distancing runner-up Andrew Otto (1:10.08.9). Gladue recorded the fastest time of 12 minutes, five seconds in the swim portion of the competition, and was third in the bike category at 32:41 and first in the run at 19:37.

Leduc was first among the female competitors and fifth overall, her overall clocking of 1:13.13.4 including respective times of 13:44, 38:08 and 21:23 in the swim, bike and run. Next among the women was Teresa Richer of Red Deer, her total time of 1:13.21.8 placing her sixth overall.

Micah Medinski and Jessie Lilley, both of Edson, were the junior sprint winners.

Medinski was first overall in 1:08.14.9 after placing first in each of the bike (37:00) and run (19:01) events and third in the swim (12:15). Jay Marchi was the junior men’s runner-up in 1:12.40.1.

Lilley’s overall clocking of 1:19.48.9 placed her first among the junior women and third overall. She managed a time of 12:08 in the swim, 22:58 in the run and 44.44 in the bike. Junior women’s runner-up Aleah Ross had a total time of 1:37.19.1.

The team triathlon award went to Age is Only a Number, which finished in 1:14.37.2. Team Krianurt was next in 1:17.26.5.

On Saturday, Adrian Christ of Red Deer was the winner in the 14-15 class of the Woody’s Kids of Steel competition. His time of 48:12.0 included an 8:12 in the swim, 22:23 in the bike and 17:39 in the run.

The other age Kids of Steel category winners:

Under seven: Dawson Gladue, 12:40.1 total (swim, 2:07), (bike, 7:33), run (3:02).

Eight-nine: Logan Arthur, 21:29.1 total (2:38, 14:30, 4:22).

10-11: McKenzie Gladue, 25:15.5 total (3:11, 12:37, 9:28).

12-13: Michael McIsaac-Jones, 40:25.5 total (7:00, 20:51, 12:35).

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