Ramratten wins race at Duathlon

Alexander Ramrattan of Innisfail took top honours in the do-a-du distance race of the inaugural Comfortec Red Deer Duathlon during the weekend.

Alexander Ramrattan of Innisfail took top honours in the do-a-du distance race of the inaugural Comfortec Red Deer Duathlon during the weekend.

Ramrattan, a 16-year-old member of the True North Triathlon Club, posted a time of 40 minutes, 24 seconds in the competition, which included runs of 2.5km and 1.25km and a 10km bike race.

Dallas and Jackie Kobsar placed second and third with times of 44:50 and 45:07.

Erin Spitler of Whitefish, Mont., won the standard distance event (10km and 5km runs and 40km bike) with a time of 2:06.49. Eric Walker (2:09.53) and Jenny Fletcher (2:09.54) finished second and third.

The sprint distance (5km and 2.5km run and 20km bike) event was won by Jesse Bauer with a time of 57:28. Placing second and third were Deon Flynn and Jason Barrett with respective times of 1:01.53 and 1:06.19.

The top three standard relay teams were Team Lawrence Capicio (2:12.28), Just DeWit (2;16.45) and Saskatoba Girls (2:36.51), and the top three sprint relay teams were Team BK (1:17.26), Team Hennig (1:23.50) and The 3 Best Looking Tri-Umph Members (1:24.43).

The Red Deer Duathlon featured a field of 142 races.