SV Sprint Triathlon
returns July 6-7
test in Sun Valley
entry deadline is Monday, July 1 at 5 p.m. for the 17th annual Sun Valley
18-mile entry-level endurance test scheduled for July 6-7 that is
sponsored primarily by Sun Valley Athletic Club (726-3664). The race is
dedicated to the late Dick Pomeroy.
individual competition for men and women in seven age divisions, along
with team contests in men's, women's, mixed, family and 19-and-under
paid by July 1 are $30 individual, $60 per team. After July 1, the fees
are $35 and $66. If you’re 19-and-under, the fees are $20 individual and
$45 team before July 2.
entry forms at Sun Valley Athletic Club or the Idaho Mountain Express
office in Ketchum.
given to the first- through third-place finishers overall, and the top
three in each age class.
pre-race meeting is scheduled for Saturday, July 6 at 4:30 p.m. at the Sun
Valley Olympic pool. Swimming heats will be drawn and posted at the
0.5-mile swimming portion of the two-day triathlon occurs there at 5 p.m.
Saturday, July 6. Sign up early for the best swim times.
the 13.2-mile bicycle ride and 4.3-mile run on pavement and trails gets
underway at 8 a.m. from the Trail Creek Cabin staging area east of Sun
Valley. Bicycle helmets are required.
field of 114 athletes including 72 individuals was led by Boise’s Keith
Folske (1.12:01). The women's winner was Angela Strickland of Ketchum