Results Of 44th Annual Los Alamos Triathlon

The 44th running of the Los Alamos Triathlon was Saturday and is one of the oldest, continuously running sprint triathlons in the nation that has a unique format of Bike-Swim-Run. This year 122 entrants participated in the landmark event. The winners of the Junior Class: Male – Jonah Pratt, Female – Libby Nolan. Winners for the Elite Class: Male – Robert Browning, Female – Liz Miller. Winners for the Individual Class: Male – Quinn Abfalterer, Female – Whitney Spivey. In the Athena Class: Esther Brunette. For the Clydesdale Class, August Keksis and the Team winners: the team of, Starkenberg/Selby/Urbatsch. The Junior Class participants were the first to start the race and were lined up anxious to start.Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

The race ‘pits’ were a hub of activity filled with bikes, riders and equipment. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

 Mike Slattery is all suited up and takes a quick warm-up lap. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Caemlyn Tripp warms up prior to the start of the race. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

And the race is finally underway as Adam Martinez, front, and James Romero take an early lead. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Jonah Pratt was the first to enter the ‘pits’ after completing the ride portion of the race. He would park his bike and make a dash to the pool for the swim portion of the race. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Madalyn Baily wiggles into her swim cap before heading to the pool. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

The pool was very full as swimmers completed the swim portion of the race. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Diane Starkenberg swims for her team which won the Team Class. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Robert Browning was the first to cross the finish line in a time of 53:32. He competed in the Elite Class. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Liz Miller won the woman’s Elite Class in a time of 54:23. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Quinn Abfalterer won first in the Individual Class with a time of 1:06:31. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

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