North Norfolk triathlon’s 10th anniversary event a big success
PUBLISHED: 10:00 14 September 2017
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Hundreds of competitors took part in the North Norfolk triathlon’s tenth anniversary event.
The event, which was held at Wells harbour, on Sunday, September 10th, saw 340 people take part.
And with the event being part of the national league for the first time, Robert Smith, Wells harbour master, said: “We did notice some really good times, and a lot more serious competitors.
“It went amazingly well. It was our 10th year and it went better than we ever could have expected.
“The weather stayed fine and it was a brilliant atmosphere.”
339 of the 340 competitors completed the course, with the exception of one unlucky man who damaged his bike during the cycle race, but still went on to complete the run.
The total amount raised is still being counted, but organisers expect it to be in the vicinity of £6,500, a step down from last year’s £8,000.
Proceeds will go to charity the Wells Maritime Trust.
Winners of the North Norfolk triathlon 2017
Overall male winner:
Matthew McClure, with a time of 02:06:30.
Wells local Niall McCallum, with a time of 02:07:28.
Overall female winner:
Kate Murrell, with a time of 02:24:53.
Allison Carter, with a time of 02:27:20.
Overall team winner:
James, Charlotte, and John, of ‘Team O’Neill’, with a time of 02:02:21.
This local family have now won the relay category for five years in a row.
Dan, James, and Daniel, of ‘Team Dark Horse’, with a time of 02:16:18.