On a rainy summer weekend, the Rose City triathlon in Welland, Ontario, went off without a hitch.
Saturday was the long course triathlon, as well as swim/bike, bike/run and relay race options. The triathlon included a 2km swim, 56km bike and 15km run, which is a change from the usual half Ironman distance. Nigel Gray was able to overcome the weather and post the fastest time of the day, 2:48:12. Ryan Power and Kevin Pogacar finished behind Gray in second and third. The top woman was Tamara Jewett; she completed the course in a time of 2:57:14. Behind Hewett was Shelia Treleaven in second, and Paolina Allan in third.
Stevie Blankenship won the long course swim/bike race, and Peter Schindler won the bike/run race. The winning team of the relay was PR Endurance Training.
On Sunday, it was the sprint triathlon, along with the duathlon, swim/bike, swim/run, relay and give-it-a-tri races. The sprint triathlon was won by Jesse The Elf in a time of 1:00:45, followed by Miles Lane and Art Hare. The top woman was Miranda Tomenson in a finishing time of 1:07:43. Maia Idzikowski came in second, and Kelsey Hunter in third.
Dorothy Kosciuch won the sprint swim/bike, and Sebastien Bouffard won the sprint swim/run. The Three Y’s Team won the sprint triathlon relay.
Garvin Moses and Jennifer Schindler won the sprint duathlon, and PR Endurance Training won the duathlon relay.
Sportstats does the timing at the Multisport Canada events, and full results from the weekend are now available.