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#MSCLakeside – Celebrating our 14th Year
Thanks to everyone who came out to our 14th Lakeside Triathlon and Duathlon Weekend. We hope you had an outstanding experience with us.
We were happy to host the 2016 Triathlon Ontario Youth Cup Series which showcased Ontario’s upcoming triathlon talent, along with the Kids of Steel races.
Congratulations to all who participated. Read Triathlon Ontario’s Report about what happened – Peterborough Pirates Earn Historic Win at Youth Club Championships.
Saturday September 10, 2016
Ryan McCallum & Nadine Vogt win the Lakeside Sprint Triathlon
Lakeside Sprint Triathlon 2016 (5 km run, 20 km bike, 2.5 km run) – Top 5 Men
- Ryan MCCALLUM (Richmond Hill, ON) 1:04:18
- Art HARE (Waterloo) 1:05:05
- Daniel TONEGUZZI (Oakville) 1:08:11
- Peter L. MACINTYRE (Blue Mountains) 1:08:56
- Greg DECK (Toronto) 1:10:06
Lakeside Sprint Triathlon 2016 (5 km run, 20 km bike, 2.5 km run) – Top 5 Women
- Nadine VOGT (Mississauga, ON) 1:14:55
- Katarina SMITH (Nobel) 1:15:17
- Laura BURBERRY (London) 1:15:49
- Tina ROGERS (Kitchener) 1:16:20
- Sarah HOPKINS (St. Catherines) 1:17:50
Spencer Summerfield & Lisa Hutson win the Lakeside Sprint Duathlon
Lakeside Sprint Duathlon 2016 (5 km run, 20km bike, 2.5 km run) – Top 5 Men
- Spencer SUMMERFIELD (London, ON) 1:01:35
- Scott FINCH (Kintore) 1:02:45
- Harold WALKER (St. Thomas) 1:06:29
- John STRAATMAN (Lucan) 1:08:56
- Wade GOMEZ (Grimsby) 1:10:21
Lakeside Sprint Duathlon 2016 (5 km run, 20 km bike, 2.5 km run) – Top 5 Women
- Lisa HUTSON (West Montrose, ON) 1:12:28
- Erin ROSEBRUGH (London) 1:14:22
- Anna FIORITO (Amherstburg) 1:14:45
- Vicki MAYBERRY (Ingersoll) 1:17:24
- Renee HARTFORD (Merlin) 1:18:54
Lakeside Sprint Swim/Bike Winners – Glen MACDONALD & Angela MCINTOSH
Lakeside Sprint Triathlon Relay Winner – Team Stripped Nuts
Lakeside Sprint Duathlon Relay Winner – Team M&M Moms
Sunday September 11, 2016
Jim Sunners & Cate Skain capture Olympic Triathlon Titles
Lakeside Olympic Triathlon 2016 (1.5 km swim, 40 km bike, 10 km run) – Top 5 Men
- Jim SUNNERS (Fort Erie, ON) 2:10:02
- Ryan TRANT (Georgetown) 2:10:57
- Mathieu MARILLY (Toronto) 2:12:16
- Justin BECK (Milton) 2:13:27
- Zindine SOUIKI (Brampton) 2:14:56
Lakeside Olympic Triathlon 2016 (1.5 km swim, 40 km bike, 10 km run) – Top 5 Women
- Cate SKAIN (Toronto, ON) 2:11:58
- Jennifer BRADWIN (Guelph) 2:25:42
- Lora RIGUTTO VIGLIATORE (Pickering) 2:27:27
- Sonja BRIDGEN (Windsor) 2:31:27
- Shelly O’BRIGHT (Kitchener) 2:32:25
Daryl Flacks & Hannah Kozlowski secure International Duathlon wins
Lakeside International Duathlon 2016 (10 km swim, 40 km bike, 5 km run) – Top 5 Men
- Daryl FLACKS (Windsor, ON) 2:07:59
- Kevin P. GALLAGHER (Toronto) 2:10:46
- Juan VARELA (Markham) 2:18:13
- Paul MULDOON (Toronto) 2:29:46
- Karl VENEMORE (Toronto) 2:31:01
Lakeside International Duathlon 2016 (10 km swim, 40 km bike, 5 km run) – Top 5 Women
- Hannah KOZLOWSKI (Toronto, ON) 2:34:02
- Marg OLLSON (Mississauga) 2:42:30
- Linda NG (London) 2:43:16
- Tanja URBANCIC (Burlington) 2:47:44
- Jessie LEDUC (Caledon) 2:49:33
Lakeside Olympic Triathlon Relay Winner – Team CAD
Lakeside Olympic Swim/Bike – Mike COUGHLIN, Sue ARNOLD
Lakeside International Duathlon Relay – Vanplay
Sheri Walmsley & David Kloppenburg get Give-It-A-Tri victories
Lakeside Give-It-A-Tri 2016 (400m swim, 10km bike, 2.5km run) – Top 5 Women
- Sheri WALMSLEY (Milverton, ON) 40:53
- Cheryl AGLA (Paris) 43:38
- Emily HURAS (New Hamburg) 44:03
- Laura EVANS (St. Catherines) 44:14
- Katelynd HENDERSON (London) 44:28
Lakeside Give-It-A-Tri 2016 (400m swim, 10km bike, 2.5km run) – Top 5 Men
- David KLOPPENBURG (Arva, ON) 44:58
- Aaron WALMSLEY (Milverton) 45:10
- Riley MILLS (New Hamburg) 45:31
- Kyle MACKENZIE (St. Agatha) 45:41
- Rob WILLIAMSON (London) 45:50
Lakeside Give-It-A-Tri Relay Winner – C.A.A.R.B.S.2
Lakeside Give-It-A-Tri Swim/Bike Winner – Jackie SONG
Not ready for doing all three or two sports for yourself? Get your friends or family together to participate as a Relay Team. It will be a fun day for all.
Sportstats – 2016 Series Points Standings & Timing Corrections
We know many of you are anxiously awaiting the final results. Sportstats will update the Recharge With Milk Triathlon Series Points Standings as soon as they can. We will announce the availability of those results as soon as we get them. To report any corrections to the results, please contact Sportstats.
Media and Athlete Reports
Triathlon Magazine Canada Race Recap
Recharge With Milk & The Ambassador Team
Make sure to stop by the Recharge With Milk Recovery Zone to get your post-race Chocolate Milk, swag, recover, to have to fun with your fellow racers, and to ask our Recharge With Milk Ambassador Athletes any questions that you might have.
Race Reports from Ambassador Team Member – Daryl Flacks
Lakeside signifies the last race of the MultiSport Canada Recharge with Milk Triathlon Series and my fourth and final race for Series Points. It’s my third year competing at Lakeside and I’m glad to report I achieved both my goals (1) Overall Win and (2) Top Spot – “Male 45-49” Age Group (AG) – Overall Series Points. Was it an ideal performance? No, but it’s important to take pleasure in one’s achievements and simply put, be happy!
Lakeside is what I like to consider an “honest venue.” From the out-and-back loops on the hard packed dirt and gravel roads of the run to the false flats, rolling hills and ever present wind on the bike course, Lakeside has its challenges. If that isn’t enough, 2016 saw the addition of fresh tar and chip road surfaces to a portion of the last 10 km leg of the bike, increasing the rolling resistance and ultimately slowing forward momentum.
The morning started early, as we hit the road from Windsor. Dianne and Dakota were scheduled to volunteer at the venue from 7:00 am – 2:30 pm requiring an earlier than normal departure time.
With the humidity gone, fall temperatures made for nearly ideal racing conditions. I scanned the list of registered participants making note of the competition. The field was relatively small and that I attribute to a long season of racing and multiple venues being held on the same weekend. Of note was Kevin Gallagher – National Champion 50-54 AG. Kevin is a solid, all around competitor and one who would challenge for the win if I faltered on the day. It’s no secret, I’ve been battling low energy levels as of late but I was confident that barring a mechanical issue I could secure the win with a dominating bike leg.
The day’s events unfolded according to script with lack luster runs and a hard push on the bike to solidify the win. Here’s the “Coles Notes” version of how the day unfolded.
Run 1 – 10K
Having ran this course twice before with a 39:36 best time, I had no grand illusions of tearing it up at breakneck speeds. I was hoping for something around 40 minutes. Taking the first run out too hard was a sure recipe for disaster. The challenging bike course that followed would certainly chew you up and spit you out. I took the early lead, easing into a comfortable pace with the ever present pitter patter of who I believed was Mr. Gallagher. It was at the 2.5K turn-around that my suspicions were confirmed with a gap forming on the remainder of the field. At the 5K turn-around, the gap on Kevin was nearly identical. 7.5K and Kevin looked determined and holding strong. Nearing the 9K marker I started to cramp, requiring that I break stride to regroup and there it was…the pass. I had faltered and Kevin quickly capitalized. I had no response but to remain calm and minimize the gap before heading onto the bike. Final time: 41:00 minutes. I will say, Kevin held strong and was rewarded with the top run split of 40:41 minutes. I wasn’t panicking quite yet, with a 21 second gap following transition, my strongest leg was waiting and I was riding a wave of confidence.
Bike – 40K
I was now on the hunt and it didn’t take long until I spotted Kevin just up the road. As we turned south at the 5k point the gap was noted and the push was on. It was a short uphill and then a surge of power to make the pass as I hoped to discourage any ideas of holding on. Maximum speeds reached 59km/hr as I moved through the field of Triathletes. I was pleased with the effort on the bike and the ability to hold my speed despite the wind and the hills. It was the last 10K though where energy levels dropped, road conditions worsened and those nasty rollers had me working harder for less. Final time: 1:02:41 and an average speed of 38.29 km/hr. This was most certainly my fastest bike split (course specific) and a great confidence booster heading into Barrelman next weekend. I crossed the timing mat with more than a 3:30 lead heading into transition.
Run 2 – 5K
The final run was all about conserving energy and getting to the finish line for the overall win. I was certain that my bike had sealed the deal and barring a complete meltdown I was going to take the win at Lakeside. Nearing the 3 km marker, I crossed paths with Kevin. We slapped hands on the pass acknowledging our respect for one another. Final time: 22:58 minutes. Not pretty, but on this day enough to secure the overall win in a Final Time: 2:07:59. Dakota took a brief break from his volunteering duties to come over and give me a high five – “you did it dad, you won!” He was proud of me…and that to me, meant the world!
I had the opportunity to meet a truly inspirational athlete this weekend. Ryan Van Praet, for those who may not know him, Ryan is a visually impaired Paratriathlete. His energy, humor and positive outlook are simply awesome and he’s one hell of an athlete. Ryan is a proud Ambassador for MultiSport Canada and the 2016 Recharge with Milk Triathlon Series, 3Sixty5 Cycling and Skechers Performance Canada- need we say more?
Redemption is now less than a week away. Follow me as I attempt to reclaim my Barrelman Bike/Run title, September 18th, 2016. It’s no secret; I’m going after the elusive 40 km/hr avg. speed for the 90K bike split. Confidence is running high; now let’s hope the weather cooperates.
Recharge With Milk Racer of the Day
Congratulations to Mark Lawrence and Nancy Sybersma on being the Recharge with Milk Racers of the Day! They have each won a free race entry, Chocolate Milk for a month and a Recharge With Milk Swag Bag!
Find the details on how you may BECOME THE RACER OF THE DAY!
Nineteen Wetsuit Racer of the Day
The winner receives a Nineteen Pipeline FS wetsuit (MSRP $350).
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TRYSPORT the Official Swim Course Sponsor of the Recharge With Milk Triathlon Series.
2XU Racer of the Day
The winner receives a 2XU Prize Pack worth $310
Skechers Performance Racer of the Day
Skechers Performance is the Presenting Sponsor and Official Running Shoe for the Recharge With Milk Triathlon Series, and Title Sponsor for the Niagara Falls Barrelman Triathlon.
Mentholatum Fastest Triathletes of the Day
Jim Sunners and Cate Skain took home Metholatum Prize Packs as the Fastest Male and Female Triathletes of the Day on Sunday.
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Thanks to All of our Volunteers
Remember to thank every volunteer you encounter on race day, they are giving up their time to help you have a great race. We would like to thank Gabbi Whitlock & Janet Thompson for recruiting volunteers for Lakeside.
We rely extensively on our communities (local service clubs, sport teams, athlete family members, current and past competitors) to provide the many volunteers required to safely stage our races. We need volunteers to work in many different areas. When you sign up to volunteer you can choose the volunteer job that most interests you or most qualified for. Our Volunteer Coordinators will do their best to place you in your chosen area. We’ve got one more race left – #BarrelmanTri
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#BarrelmanTri is coming on Sunday September 18
Registration is only available in person on Saturday or Sunday for Race Day Registration but you will need to get there early at the WIFC (5:45am – 7:15am). Check the Schedule and Athlete Guide for details.
The weather forecast looks favourable for fast racing. 23 degrees Celsius, mostly sunny, and a 10-15 km/hr wind from the west, meaning a helping hand back to Niagara Falls during the bike.
#BarrelmanTri, Host of the Ontario Long Course Provincial Championships!