-15.6 C
Fort St. John
Friday, February 15, 2019
9924 101 ave Fort St. John, B.C.
Advertisement
Home News Blizzard Bike Club members impress at Penticton triathlon

Blizzard Bike Club members impress at Penticton triathlon

Advertisement

 

Members of the Blizzard Bike Club left their mark at the Penticton Ironman triathlon.

On Sunday, August 28, a group of Fort St. John residents traveled to Penticton to take place in the 2011 Subaru Ironman Canada Triathlon, a 17 hour race involving a 3.8 kilometre swim, a 180 km bike ride and a 42.2 km run.

- Advertisement -

Barb Polehoykie represented the Blizzard Bike Club quite well in the triathlon, finishing in 8th place in her age class, with an impressive time of 12 hours, 15 minutes and 9 seconds.

However, Polehoykie wasn’t the only impressive bike club member. Darrin Guliov completed the event in 12:27:40, Sandy McDonald finished at 12:43:26, Rob Churchill at 13:19:04, Floyd Polehoykie at 15:47:38 and Bob Andrews with a time of 15:52:28.

Sandy McDonald was also the group’s fastest swimmer, completing the water stage of the triathlon in a time of 1:07:51. Darren Guliov had the fastest stint on the bike, completing it at 6:02:04 and Barb Polehoykie had the fastest run time, at 4:38:37.

For a full list of the triathlon results, please visit the race’s official website.
 

get the latest news in your inbox

Author

Advertisement

Local Events

Must Read

High on Ice Winter Festival kicks off tonight

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The High on Ice Winter Festival is kicking off tonight, at 4:00 p.m., with Opening Ceremonies at Centennial Park.City...