Bartel makes mark in half-marathon

Several local athletes were active in triathletes and marathons, with Nicole Bartel taking on the Edmonton Half-Marathon.

Chilliwack’s Nicole Bartel tacked the Edmonton Half-Marathon Aug. 23.

Half marathons are 21.0975 kilometres, or 13.1094 miles long.

Bartel competed in the womens’ 30-39 age group, completing the race in 1:54:43.

That was good for 71st overall in her group (of 281) and 149th out of the 757 women who completed the race.

On that same day, several locals tried their luck close to home in the Abbotsford Sprint-Distance Triathlon.

Tara Field had the best outing, placing 42nd in a field of 97 (56 men and 41 women) with a time of 1:31:01.

Justin Laynes was next at 1:33:05 followed by Launa Klok (1:33:34), Christine Kruger (1:41:54), Erica Retief (1:43:42), Petrus Retief (1:43:43), Brittany Kornselsen (1:57:38), PJ Retief (1:58:13) and Ginelle Bouthillier (1:58:13).

Lisa Haveman and Erasmo Gavini finished with identical times of 2:03:07.

See sportstats.ca

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