The “Dare to Tri” Triathlon was held on Sunday, August 23rd. 44 participants competed in the triathlon either as an individual or part of a team. Participants ranged in age from 12 to 70.
Aidan Robichaud-Ward, 18, of Hulls Cove placed first overall with a time of one hour, 13 minutes and two seconds. Laura Anderson, 38, of Bar Harbor placed first among the women in one hour, 21 minutes and 16 seconds.
In the male division, the other top two finishers included James Jackson Sanborn, 42, of Orono (1:18.03) and Jeremiah Scheff, 14, of Blue Hill (1:40.41).
Maegan Haney, 38, of Mount Desert was the second female finisher (1:23.33), and Jessica Oakes, 38, of Ellsworth took third (1:28.28).
Sam Alvarado, Marc Dupuy and Tim Tunney were the winning team competitors, coming in just over 1 hour with a time of 1:01.08.
The Triathlon was sponsored by the following businesses:
Huebner Tree Service
Finn’s Irish Pub
Coastal Car Care
Flexit Cafe & Bakery.
Check out the Ellsworth American’s article here.