TRIATHLON: Bronze for Brill at RAF Scampton
Peterborough Triathlon Club (PACTRAC) youngster Flo Brill made the podium at the RAF Scampton Junior Duathlon at the weekend.
Brill, who is a top cross-country runner with Nene Valley Harriers, came a gallant third, finishing just 15 seconds behind the winner and just five seconds adrift of the runner-up.
She was catching the two in front on the final run, but ran out of time.
Clubmate Safford Hewitt-White was in a group of three chasing hard for a podium spot in her race, but just missed out.
TRI STAR 1
Girls: 5th Safford Hewitt-White 15:44; 6th Norah Brill 17:06; 19th Calleigh Coull 18:49.
TRI STAR 2
Girls: 3rd Flo Brill 22:34; 6th Olivia Corner 24:50; 29th Lottie Tasker 28:53; 36th Libby Mellor 31:52; 37th Chloe Moore 36:06.
Boys: 28th Joe Garner 25:12; 31st Tommy Armitage 26:06; 32nd Louis Dawson 26:12; 46 Toby Cooke 27:56.
TRI STAR 3
Girls: 6th Katie Tasker 28:12.
Boys: 27th Sam Garner 30:35; 37th Archie Stewart 34:12.
Girls: 5th Hannah Bassett 41:36.
Boys: 5th Jonathan Oakey 36:54.
PACTRAC’S Giles Cooper recorded a time of 3:27:05 for 1,584th place in the Manchester Marathon.
PACTRAC’s Dave Allsop competed in the African Ironman Triathlon Championships in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, and finished in 11:34:22 (423rd) over the classic Ironman distances of swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles and run 26.2 miles. He was 34th in his age group.