Athletics: Fieke grabs gold at Big East Triathlon
Athletics / Wed 26th May 2021 at 06:35am
HARLOW Running Club member Fieke Blackwell was 1st Female Vet 30 at The Big East Middle Distance Triathlon at Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, at the weekend. Fieke finished in 46th place out of 86 finishers in the 1k swim, 21k run event (the bike section was cancelled) in a time of 2hrs 05min 29sec. Also competing were Louise Kedge in 77th place and 3rd Female Vet 35 in 2.39.56, Ben Usher was 83rd in 2.46.39 and Kerry Mavris 84th in 2.55.18.
In the same event in the Challenge Distance (500m swim, 10.5k run (bike cancelled mid race)) Julia Gardiner finished in 47th place out of 85 finishers in 1.10.47 and Jane Evans was 80th and 2nd Female Vet 55 in 1.45.34.
Meanwhile at the Herts Sprint Tri (750m swim, 20k bike ride, 5k run) at Stanborough Lakes, Welwyn Garden City, Keith Streeter finished in 46th place out of 88 finishers in 1.29.38.
At the same event in the Standard Distance (1500m swim, 38k bike ride, 10k run) Kate Babb was 118th out of 122 finishers and 2nd Female Vet 55 in 3.34.48.
Earlier in the week at the Dartford Bridge Mid Week Aquathlon (600m swim, 5k run) Louise Kedge was 11th out of 16 finishers in 39.34.