TRIATHLON: Host club members victorious

Viridian  Marketing Manager Tom Welch on Sunday with winners Nicola Smith and Matt Glenn, both Rugby Triathlon Club members

Viridian Marketing Manager Tom Welch on Sunday with winners Nicola Smith and Matt Glenn, both Rugby Triathlon Club members

Fifth triathlon in Daventry great success

Triathletes Matt Glenn and Nicola Smith were the overall men’s and ladies’ winners at the fifth Viridian Daventry Triathlon on Sunday, organised by Rugby Triathlon Club.

Congratulations also go to Team ‘The Wright Stuff’ for being the fastest relay team on the day.

Rugby Triathlon Club Race Director Rod McGowan said: “It’s so inspiring to see so many people of all standards competing in our fifth race.

“This is a perfect location as it has a great leisure centre and country park and the facilities to make a memorable event.

“We’d like to thank all our supporters and volunteers for getting involved and making it so successful.”

Tom Welch, Marketing Manager at race sponsor Viridian Nutrition said: “We are proud to sponsor our local triathlon because it encourages healthy activity and inspires people to look at their lifestyles.

“I am so pleased with the fantastic race and everyone who took part has been absolutely amazing!”

This was a sprint distance race, where competitors swam 400m in the leisure centre pool, cycled 20k around local countryside and ran 5k around the Daventry Country Park.

Age group winners for the Daventry Sprint Triathlon were:

U20 Rhys James 1-12:14

Emma Achurch 1-13:47

20-29 Alex Bruce 59:39

Meg Dale 1-21:13

30-39 Andrew Siggers 1-00:00

Victoria Ayliff 1-16:01

40-49 Chris Wood 1-02:43

Jenny Hall 1-14:23

50-59 Gary Waite 1-05:28

Ruth McCairns 1-20:24

60-69 Stephen Taylor 1-14:21

Penny Reason 1-26:33

70 plus Christopher Harrison 1-22:46

The race is organised by Rugby Triathlon Club and is in support of Alzheimer’s Society and PWSA.

# If you are interested in taking part in triathlon, more information concerning the club’s adult and junior sections can be found at www.rugbytriathlon.org.uk.

For more information about Viridian Nutrition visit www.viridian-nutrition.com