Four Summerland triathletes finish Ironman Canada race

Four Summerland triathletes completed Subaru Ironman Canada on the weekend.

Four Summerland triathletes completed Subaru Ironman Canada on the weekend, swimming 2.4 miles in Okanagan Lake, biking 112 miles through Osoyoos and the Similkameen and running 26.2 miles to Okanagan Falls and back to Penticton.

Lauren Currie finished 579th in the field of 2,576 with a time of 11 hours, 43 minutes and 19 seconds.

France Burke completed the race in 13 hours, 30 minutes and 56 seconds. Sophie Chadwick clocked in at 14 hours, 11 minutes and 37 seconds, while Patrick Amundsen finished at 16 hours, 22 minutes ad 29 seconds.

First place finisher was Russell Matthew of Scottsdale, AZ, who completed the course in eight hours, 48 minutes and 30 seconds.

Top female finisher was Gillian Clayton of Vancouver at nine hours, 46 minutes and seven seconds.

The 30th annual Ironman Canada was the last one.

The triathlon will be known next year as Challenge Penticton.

 

 

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