Monday, October 20, 2014

Melfort Triathletes Competing this Summer

Riding Mountain National Park - Aug 16th, 2014.

Darren Grabill competed in the Olympic distance triathlon (1500m swim / 40km cycle / 10km run). Darren  was 30th/110 overall and 3rd out of 7 in his age 40-45 category. Darren's time was 2 hours and 41 minutes. Organizers said this is the largest Multisport event held in Man./Sask.

Frank Dunn Triathlon - Waskesiu - Aug 10th, 2014


Kids of Steel - Saskatoon - June 27th, 2014

Keely Hadwen - Ages 8-9  finished 7th
Alia Hadwen - Ages 7 and under - finished 1st

Monday, June 16, 2014

Bike Doctor's Moe's Triathlon - June 2014

On June 1st, 2014 two triathletes from the Melfort Triathlon Club competed in Saskatoon's Bike Doctor's - Moe's Triathlon. Sebastian Kaltenbach finished 4th in a time of 59:26 overall while Harvey Weber finished 21st in a time of 1:07.07. There were 114 triathletes in the race. Sebastian was 3rd in his age class while Harvey was 7th in his age class.

Monday, November 18, 2013

Frank Dunn Triathlon - Aug 2013

Numerous Members of the Melfort Triathlon Club Competed in the Frank Dunn Triathlon on August 11th, 2013.
Sebastian Kaltenbach was 7th overall in a time of 3:04:25.
The Good The Bad and the Team was 50th in 3:41:03.
Bill Glanville was 104th with a time of 4:06:36.
Lyle Bittman was 149th with a time of 4:27:40.
Heather Gudmundson was 153rd with a time of 4:30:36.
Karen Hadwen was 177th in 5:10:36.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Melfort Triathletes Racing In Alberta - July 2013

Darren Grabill did the Great White North Triathlon back on July 7th 2013. It was a fantastic experience! He had a goal of 5 hours and 30 minutes. He was able to beat that goal and go 5:18.40! He placed 33rd out of 95 in the 40-49 Male category and 135th out of 511 competitors.

On July 28th, 2013 Sebastian Kaltenbach competed in the Calgary 70.3 Triathlon. He was 15th place in his division and  75th overall. Here are the splits for his race: swim 00:32:13, bike 02:29:27, run 01:44:05 for an overall time of  04:45:45.

Friday, November 8, 2013

Subaru Western Series - June 2013

The Subaru Western Series was held in Saskatoon on June 29th, 2013.
Sebastian Kaltenbach was 13th in the Olympic Distance in 2:08:57.
Lyle Bittman was 137th in the same distance in 2:51:37

Friday, December 21, 2012

Local Triathletes Take on Canadian Ironman - Aug 2012

Two local triathletes raced the Iron Man Triathlon in Penticton, BC at the end of August 2012. Sebastian Kaltenbach and Lyle Bittman both competed in the full iron man distance triathlon. Sebastian qualified earlier in the season based on his result at a half iron man in which he did very well. Lyle had registered last year for the race. Sebastian's times for the race were as follows: swim 01:03:40, bike 05:17:47, run 04:08:28, total time 10:36:00, age division rank 32rd, overall place 195 out of 2979 competitors. Lyle's times for the race were as follows: swim 01:23:51, bike 07:54:50, run 06:34:06, overall time 16:17:15, age division rank 320th, overall placing 2273rd out of 2979 competitors. Very impressive results by the two local triathletes from Melfort.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Frank Dunn Triathlon - Aug 2012

In mid August of 2012, Darren Grabill had a very successful Frank Dunn Triathlon race. Darren placed 43rd overall out of 196 individual and team entries. Darren had the 25th fastest swim, 67 fastest bike, and 40th fastest run to finish the distance in 3:29:58. Bill Glanville placed 136rd in the triathlon finishing in a time of 4:09:19. "The Teen Team" finished in 116 place overall. The team consists of Josh Ehrlich doing the swim in 27:52, Joel Glanville doing the bike in 2:27 and Marissa Glanville doing the run in 51:05.