PINEHURST – Weather was not a factor for the kids who turned out to participate in the Fourth Annual FirstHealth of the Carolinas Youth Triathlon. A total of 214 children competed in four races in distances based upon their ages.
Children who received trophies or ribbons based on results of the 2011 Youth Triathlon at the FirstHealth Center for Health & Fitness-Pinehurst are pictured as follows: (first row from left) Gabriella Luneau, Emma Sawicki, Maia Ciccarello, Brook LaFrenz, Liam McKewan, Will Miller, Thaomai Nguygen, Zach Gulnac and Gavin Greim; and (second row from left) Gabby Wood, Will Cooper, Morgan Davis, Madison Peterson, Patrik Luneau, Tyler Gulnac, Quinten Wood, Cade McLaughlin and Ben Hollrah. Caden Tolentino, Paige Tolentino, Riley Pittman, Kylie McLaughlin, Hudson Grace Atkinson and Wyatt Morris are not pictured.
Competing on a closed course that included a pool swim, closed-course bike race and a trail run surrounding the campus of FirstHealth Center for Health & Fitness-Pinehurst, the children – and their parents – had a great time enjoying the outdoors and cheering each other on.
Winners in the event are as follows:
Ages 4-5: Girls: Maia Ciccarello, first; Riley Pittman, second; and Thaomai Nguygen, third. Boys: Zachary Gulnac, first; Gaven Greim, second; Will Miller, third.
Ages 6-7: Girls: Gabriella Luneau, first; Brooke LaFrenz, second; and Emma Sawicki, third. Boys: Caden Tolentino, first; Liam McKewan, second; and Wyatt Morris, third.
Ages 8- 9: Girls: Paige Tolentino, first; Morgan Davis, second; and Gabby Wood, third. Boys: Tyler Gulnac, first; Cade McLaughlin, second; and Patrik Luneau, third.
Ages 10-12: Girls: Madison Peterson, first; Hudson Grace Atkinson, second; and Kylie McLaughlin, third. Boys: Will Cooper, first; Ben Hollrah, second; and Quinten Wood, third.
Each participant received a T-shirt and finisher’s medal. Trophies were awarded to the boy and girl finishing first in each age category, and ribbons were presented to the boys and girls finishing second and third in each age category.
Volunteers who helped make the event a success came from the Pinecrest High School Football Team, Sandhills Cycling Club, Sandhills Striders and Sandhills Sandspurs.
The 2012 event will be held on Saturday, May 19.
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