Toronto Island Post-Race Report 2015
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First Timers bombard Toronto Island
Thanks to all of you for supporting our Series and the 8th stop of the 2015 Recharge With Milk Triathlon Series.
With triathlon participation numbers plateauing, we were thrilled to welcome 100+ first timers at Toronto Island. We trust that you had an fun time out there, and we’d love to see you come back for more. Welcome to the Triathlon Family!
Saturday August 22, 2015 – Give-It-A-Tri Day
The day began with a refreshing 400m swim at Hanlan’s Point where Georgetown’s Ryan Baldwin opened with a 7:25 swim and stayed in front the rest of the way to take first overall (39:55) in the Give-It-A-Tri.
Meanwhile, Toronto’s Petrina Dolby used the top swim (8:53) and bike splits (19:06) to earn the women’s victory in 42:52.
Toronto Island Give-It-A-Tri (400m Swim – 10km Bike – 2.5km Run) – Top 5 Men
1. Ryan Baldwin (Georgetown, ON) 39:55
2. Daniel Bolton (Richmond Hill, ON) 41:07
3. Thomas Szoke (Hamilton, ON) 45:11
4. Michael Midura (Georgetown, ON) 45:25
5. Justin Petrinec (Mississauga, ON) 45:26
Toronto Island Give-It-A-Tri (400m Swim – 10km Bike – 2.5km Run) – Top 5 Women
1. Petrina Dolby (Toronto, ON) 42:52
2. Anastasia Aguinaldo (Toronto, ON) 46:07
3. Michelle Allen (Toronto, ON) 46:39
4. Mila Cormack (Toronto, ON) 48:55
5. Lauren Park (Nobleton, ON) 50:13
Sunday August 23, 2015 – Sprint Triathlon & Duathlon
Toronto’s Mikael Staer Nathan and Miranda Tomenson reclaimed the Toronto Island Triathlon titles they last won on August 25, 2013.
The men’s race started with a three way battle between Michael Staer Nathan, Andrew Bolton, and Liam Donnelly, who all exited T1 together. Staer Nathan and Bolton shook free of Donnelly with Staer Nathan riding 29:28 to reach T2 one second ahead of Bolton. Staer Nathan then used a 16:31 final 5km run to stay ahead of Bolton for the 59:02 victory. Donnelly held onto his position with a race best 16:22 run for third.
Toronto Island Sprint Triathlon (750m Swim – 20km Bike – 5km Run) – Top 5 Men
1. Mikael Staer Nathan (Toronto, ON) 59:02
2. Andrew Bolton (Richmond Hill, ON) 59:30
3. Liam Donnelly (Campbellville, ON) 1:00:55
4. Adam Doxtator (Frankford, ON) 1:01:05
5. Lee Rantala (Toronto, ON) 1:01:39
On the road to recovery back from knee surgery, Miranda Tomenson posted the top ride (31:41) and run (19:40) to take her second Toronto Island title in a comfortable 1:05:37. While Simcoe’s Emma Plater outran (20:03) Mississauga’s Laura Heinken to take second.
Toronto Island Sprint Triathlon (750m Swim – 20km Bike – 5km Run) – Top 5 Women
1. Miranda Tomenson (Toronto, ON) 1:11:25
2. Emma Plater (Simcoe, ON) 1:13:01
3. Lauren Heinken (Mississauga, ON) 1:14:21
4. Phaedra Kennedy (Toronto, ON) 1:14:54
5. Tedra Bolger (Waterdown, ON) 1:15:26
The Sprint Duathlon showcased dominant performances from Brampton’s Jade Carrington and Toronto’s Brendan Howard.
Carrington won her third Toronto Island title in a row by running and riding the fastest times of the day in the women’s race. She ran 20:48, rode 34:49, and ran 12:54.
Toronto Island Sprint Duathlon (5km Run – 20km Bike – 2.5km Run) – Top 5 Women
1. Jade Carrington (Brampton, ON) 1:10:51
2. Christine Richardson (Mississauga, ON) 1:17:24
3. Laura Delorey (Barrie, ON) 1:18:38
4. Trish McAlaster (Amherstburg, ON) 1:18:47
5. MacKenzi Newman (Oakville, ON) 1:18:49
Howard opened with a race best 17:48 run, added a top ride of 30:34, and kept pushing forth for another race best run of 10:38 to win by 3 minutes over Mississauga’s Garvin Moses who repeated his second place placing from the previous year.
Toronto Island Sprint Duathlon (5km Run – 20km Bike – 2.5km Run) – Top 5 Men
1. Brendan Howard (Toronto, ON) 1:00:35
2. Garvin Moses (Mississauga, ON) 1:03:36
3. Steve Beasley (Goderich, ON) 1:06:30
4. Eric Gareau (London, ON) 1:10:13
5. Andrew Guy (Toronto, ON) 1:11:56
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Athlete Race Reports
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RACERS OF THE DAY
Congratulations to our Toronto Island Racers of the day.
Skechers Racer of the Day
The winner of this prize gets a pair of Skechers Performance Running Shoes
Ignition Fitness Racer of the Day
The winner receives an Ignition Fitness Tri Top from Champion System along with additional opportunities to win more.
Share a picture of you in your ROTD kit on social media and Ignition Fitness will send you a Clif prize pack. Share another pic of you racing in your ROTD kit and we’ll send you another Clif prize pack. The more races you wear your ROTD kit, the more you win!
Congrats to the @MultiSportCan #TorontoIslandDu #TOIslandTri @IgnitFit Racer of the Day Jason Ng. pic.twitter.com/8FoVho5LS3
— Roger Hospedales (@hosspro) August 23, 2015
Nineteen Wetsuit Racer of the Day
The winner receives a Nineteen Pipeline FS wetsuit (MSRP $300).
2XU Racer of the Day
The winner receives a 2XU Prize Pack worth $310
Recharge With Milk
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Thanks to all of our Volunteers!
Thanks again to all of our volunteers gave up their time to help the athletes this weekend. You make it possible for the athletes to do what they do. Athletes, show your appreciation and make it a practice to thank every volunteer you meet along the course at any race.
Much thanks to the Toronto Triathlon Club for recruiting volunteers for the weekend.
Thanks and See you again soon
Thanks for joining us at Toronto Island.
We hope to see you at our next stop of the 2015 Recharge With Milk Triathlon Series:
Register for the Barrelman Triathlon (September 20).
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