Area Athletes Compete In PAIN In Alleganies Simultaneous Triathlon

Last weekend more than 170 athletes competed in the PAIN in the Alleganies simultaneous triathlon events that included course distances from the sprint (0.6-mile swim, 12.4 mile bike, 5K run) to an intermediate (0.6-mile swim, 25-mile bike, 6.9-mile run) and to a most challenging long tri half ironman” ( 1.2 mile swim, 50 mile bike, 13.8 mile run).

Seven triathlon athletes from the Town of Busti, which includes the Village of Lakewood, swam, biked and ran in Allegany State Park.

In the he Sprint Tri. Jeff Slater had a time of 2:15:38, Robert Dubois \a 2:00:01 (first 35-39 age group)and Josiah Dubois a 1:42:20 (second 40-44 age group).

On the intermediate tri course, Tom Genareo was second overall with a 2:20:49 and Rudy Mueller finished with a 2:57:35 (first 55-59 age group).

Stephen Matteson placed ninth overall on the long tri course with a time of 4:51:36 (first 25-29 age group) and Ted Mueller finished with a 6:28:26 (first 0-24 age group).