Lake Waramaug Triathlon celebrates its 10th Nearly 300 compete in benefit race at Mountain Lake in Warren
Nearly 300 compete in benefit race at Mountain Lake in Warren
Published 5:31 pm, Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Nearly 300 strong celebrated the 10th edition of the Lake Waramaug Sprint Triathlon by competing June 18 at Mountain Lake and environs in Warren.
Two-hundred forty-two triathletes accepted the challenge of all three legs of the race to complete a half-mile swim in Mountain Lake, a 12.5-mile bicycle ride through parts of Warren, Washington and Kent, and a 3.1-mile run.
Proceeds of the benefit event, hosted by veteran triathlete Mandy Braverman of New Milford, include the Police Explorers, Washington/Warren Volunteer Ambulance, Boy Scouts and Mountain Lake Camp.
Among the age-group divisional champions was Steve Haas of Washington, who captured the men's age 55-59 group in 1:17:10.
Following are the Greater New Milford-area triathletes who completed the entire race:
Justin Soule (38th, 1:18:18).
Robert Jones (18th, 1:14:13); Sloan Elsesser (19th, 1:14:40); Richard Portelance (47th, 1:19:45); Brian Cossari (51st, 1:21:00); Jim Carmellini (58th, 1:22:06); Bill Baker (69th, 1:24:15); Paul Drost (79th, 1:27:16); Wendy Carlson (89th, 1:28:21).
Cathy Racz (183rd, 1:42:29); Stephanie Banyai Jordan (210th, 1:50:42).
Bill Mansfield (52nd, 1:21:01); Lisa Cornelio (76th, 1:26:42).
Wayne Churyk (20th, 1:15:02); Steve Haas (31st, 1:17:10); Stacie Perachi (72nd, 1:24:51); David Connolly (109th, 1:30:45), Thomas Tazza (138th, 1:34:58); Eliza Paolucci (169th, 1:40:34); Michelle Gorra (181st, 1:42:12); Cassie Depecol (185th, 1:42:50); Jennifer Pote (218th, 1:53:47).