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More than 100 competitors turn up at Stradbroke Swim and Fitness Centre for triathlon



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More than 100 people put their athleticism to the test last weekend as they took on a gruelling triathlon at Stradbroke Swim and Fitness Centre.

More than 120 people took part in both events earlier this month. Picture: Mark Bullimore Photography 2022.
More than 120 people took part in both events earlier this month. Picture: Mark Bullimore Photography 2022.

More than 60 people took part in the Super Sprint Triathlon on both Saturday and Sunday May 14 and 15, which saw participants take on a 160-metre swim, followed by a 17-kilometre cycle and finishing with a three-kilometre run.

The event began with a 160 metre swim at Stradbroke Swim and Fitness Centre. Picture: Mark Bullimore Photography 2022.
The event began with a 160 metre swim at Stradbroke Swim and Fitness Centre. Picture: Mark Bullimore Photography 2022.

More than 30 people managed to post a finishing time of under an hour, with Peter Aldred taking first place, completing the course in just over 45 minutes.

Following the swim, competitors took on a gruelling 17 kilometre cycle through Suffolk. Picture: Mark Bullimore Photography 2022.
Following the swim, competitors took on a gruelling 17 kilometre cycle through Suffolk. Picture: Mark Bullimore Photography 2022.

The event was organised by New Buckenham husband and wife team Jill and Iain Dawson.

“We were really pleased with the turnout,” said Mr Dawson.

“It’s a real community event and people seemed to really enjoy it.”



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