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Lorain International Triathlon 2008 Pics and Recap

Yesterday was the annual Lorain International Triathlon at beautiful Lakeview Park. Although it was a very hot day, the skies were just cloudy enough to keep participants cool in the early morning hours.

Women take off for swim leg of sprint distance triathlon.

Sprint distance swimmers exit the water at Lakeview Park.



International distance men and women head into Lake Erie for their 1.5k swim.

Patty Banks, womens overall sprint distance winner charges to the finish line for the final leg of the triathlon.


First three international swimmers out of the water. From left: Dave Garrett (finished 1st place overall international distance), Josh Brown (finished 3rd place overall international distance), Denise Vanek (finished 2nd place women’s international distance)


Jodi Thomson, women’s overall international 1st place winner finishes her bike and heads into the transition area to begin the run portion of the triathlon.

Click here for complete results of the 2008 Lorain International/Sprint Triathlon.
Click here for more photos of yesterday’s exciting race.
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Annual Lorain Sprint/International Triathlon this Sunday

Annual Lorain Sprint/International Triathlon this Sunday

Lakeview Park fountainOriginally uploaded by ronnie44052 Lakeview Park Photo by Rona Proudfoot Triathletes will again get great views of Lake Erie this Sunday, August 24, 2008, only this time the race will be in Lorain, Ohio. Racers will begin at Lorain’s beautiful Lakeview Park with a swim in Lake Erie followed by bike and run […]

posted by lorain at 4:04 pm

Vermilion Harbor Triathlon recap

The beautiful weather held again today for the first Vermilion Harbor Triathlon held at Linwood Park. HFP Racing brought the triathlon to Vermilion and selected an exciting and challenging course. Much of the bike course was hilly and scenic and utilized much of the Back Roads and Beaches route. Winners included, overall Women’s Olympic Distance […]

posted by lorain at 4:04 pm

Relay for Life

From the Lorain Port Authority Website: The American Cancer Society Lorain Relay for Life July 26, 2008 – Black River Landing The American Cancer Society Lorain Relay for Life will be held Saturday July 26, 2008 beginning at noon and ending on Sunday July 27, 2008 at 9:00 AM at the Black River Landing in […]

posted by lorain at 10:10 am
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