BRJ Shines at Sunny St Neots Triathlon

The sun appeared for this Sunday’s St Neots triathlon series, helping BRJ Run and Tri members to shine. In super-sprint, BRJ's Chris Gale was a comfortable winner, putting in a solid performance ahead of Ironman Wales next weekend, with Jason Hall in fourth and coming first in his age group. Sprinters included Simon Hime in third place overall and first in age group, and daughter CC Hime who also won her age group and was fourth overall. Danny Hawksford and Karen Maukonen came second and Ollie Wood third in their age groups. BRJ were also represented with strong performances from John Batchelor, Stuart Hathaway and Eugene Gill.

 

The Standard (Olympic) distance saw BRJ take the honours with their ladies’ relay team. Sophie Etheridge (swim), Sarah Kelman (cycle) and Anna Douglas (run) left the rest in their wake to win by half an hour over the next placed team. This was more remarkable as Sophie is registered disabled after a cycling accident left her on crutches four years ago and this was her first triathlon since the accident. Sarah, who also represented Great Britain last weekend in Austria at Middle Distance, posted the fastest lady's bike time of the day and Anna kept up the strong performance to the line. Individually, Gillian Peck came first in her age group and Paulus Maukonen came second.

 

Super-sprint

Position

Name

Age category

Category position

Time

1

Chris Gale

(M) 30-34

1

0:33:21

4

Jason Hall

(M) 40-44

1

0:39:44

 

Sprint Distance

Positon

Name

Age category

Category position

Time

3

Simon Hime

(M) 50-54

1

1:10:30

7

Ollie Wood

(M) 15-19

3

1:14:03

4

Cecilia Hime

(F) 15-19

1

1:19:05

20

John Batchelor

(M) 50-54

5

1:20:11

24

Danny Hawksford

(M) 30-34

2

1:23:36

37

Stuart Hathaway

(M) 45-49

5

1:27:49

45

Eugene Gill

(M) 45-49

9

1:31:40

20

Karen Maukonen

(F) 30-34

2

1:44:56

 

Standard Distance

Position

Name

Age category

Category position

Time

13

Paulus Maukonen

(M) 30-34

2

2:38:13

13

Gillian Peck

(F) 50-54

1

2:56:55

 

Standard Distance Team Relay

1

Team BRJ

2:33:39