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Triathlon and Road Races

The BALA Middle Distance Triathlon took place on June 9th and featured several Blackburn Harriers among the 265 finishers in the Race which consisted of a 2k Open Water Swim, followed by an 80k Bike Ride and rounded off with a 20k Road Run.

Full Results HERE

Matt Nuttall and Brian Fogarty were in action again as part of their preparation for forthcoming Iron Man Events. Also competing for the Harriers was Stuart Walpole who Coaches in the Club’s Sportshall Group.

Matt Nuttall

Matt Nuttall

In the event won in a time of 4:06.20, Brian finished 7th overall in 4hrs.16min 23sec with splits of 33min 17sec for the Swim – 2hrs.18.43sec for the Bike section and 1hr.22.22 for the 20k Run.

Matt came in 2 places back in 9th position 4hrs.27min 10sec. and his splits were 34min 26sec – 2hrs.27.37 and 1hr.22.54.

Stuart placed 88th in 5hrs.17min 20secand splits of 35min.21secs – 2hrs.58.03 and 1hr.38.52.

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Sotos 10k at Fleetwood June 23rd

232 Runners turned up to this race expecting to run close to PB form and maybe faster on the flat course that the Race provides. The wind put paid to those plans. So it was a question of just gritting the teeth and slogging it out.

Full Results HERE

Shaun Livesey won the V35 Category and finished 7th overall in 36.25. Chris Davies took the 3rd V35 place and 17th overall in 38.29.

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Horwich Jubilee Series Race 2

Full Results HERE

Just three Harriers out in this one won by by Tesfaye Debele in 24.57. Brian Fogarty, in good form, was first Harrier in 9th (29.14) followed by Allan Hartley 34th (33.16) and Mick Nolan 50th (35.19).

In the Horwich Junior 1 Mile Street Race, Joe Monk had a battle with Nathan Townsed of Horwich for 1st and 2nd. In the end, the Horwich athlete just shaded it with 5:04 with Joe just 3 seconds behind in a really good 5:07.

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