By Bill Plock
Mulitsports headed to the hills this weekend with a road triathlon in Steamboat Springs at Lake Catamount and an off road triathlon, with Xterra Indian Peaks.
In Steamboat, this Olympic distance race was won by Eric Kenney and Emily Osga. The rest of podium was filled by Amanda Withington and Mary Robinson for the women and Ed O’Malley and Anthony Besson for the men.
Some interesting results here with the top ten finishers being equally split between the men and women and in 11th place was first timer, Jenny French. All results are found HERE
At Eldora Mountain Resort, the Xterra Indian Peak off road triathlon and trail run took place with a 1,000 meter swim, 22k trail ride and 7k trail run. Boulder’s Ryan and Maia Ignatz won the men’s and women’s race. Grzegorz Zgliczynski took second (as a 50 to 54) and Thomas Spannring was third. Valentina Carvallo was second for the women and Megan Riepma was third.
Sprint Distance Triathlon, Olympic Distance Triathlon, Olympic Distance Aquabike, Olympic Distance Duathlon, & NEW Stand-Up Paddle-Board Options
The Steamboat Triathlon features a sprint distance, olympic distance, aquabike, Olympic distance duathlon, & NEW stand-up paddle-board options. The swim starts off in the picturesque Lake Catamount. Triathletes will the quickly transition to the bike course with amazing views of the Yampa Valley and River! The olympic distance course will take athletes out to the historic Howelsen, while the sprint distance will feature a single loop course. The run course hugs Lake Catamount for a flat and fast route which finishes back at the Lake!
NEW FOR 2019: This season the Steamboat Triathlon will feature stand-up paddle-board options for both the sprint & Olympic distances
Hang out post race in the grassy lawns and enjoy great prizes, raffles, awards, and food from our local sponsors of Steamboat! Race is capped at 500 participants for all the event combined, please join us for one of Colorado’s most intimate destination events!
Event details and registration here