Woodstock Post-Race Report 2015

Quick link – Get the full Woodstock Race Results.


Race Day Recap

Mother Nature treated us to a beautiful and sunny Saturday morning to kick off the 2015 Recharge With Milk Triathlon Series season at Canada’s Dairy Capital of Woodstock.

Compared to last year’s 16 degree Celsius water temperatures, triathletes enjoyed 20 degree waters out of the Pittock Reservoir, and things heated up throughout the day, both in ambient temperature and with the racing.

Woodstock Sprint Triathlon 2015

Guelph’s Jackson Laundry entered the race with a mission in mind, to take down the course record of Lionel Sanders.

Laundry started the day behind Kitchener’s Alex VanderLinden (10:12) with a 10:21 opening 750m swim. Once on the the windy 20km bike course, Laundry sped to the front of the race with a a 29:26 ride. With the record in sight, Laundry closed with a 5km run of 16:39 5km to finish in 57:37, just 4 seconds shy of Sanders’ course record.

Behind him, the excitement continued, with a final 1 km run battle to decide the next three spots. VanderLinden managed to outrun Richmond Hill’s Andrew Bolton for second, with Toronto’s Mikael Staer Nathan taking fourth.


Jackson Laundry finishing the run at Woodstock

Woodstock Triathlon 2015 (750m swim, 20km bike, 5 km run) – Top 5 Men

  1. Jackson Laundry (Guelph, ON) 57:37
  2. Alexander VanderLinden (Kitchener, ON) 58:47
  3. Andrew Bolton (Richmond Hill, ON) 58:50
  4. Mikael Staer Nathan (Toronto, ON)  58:55
  5. Derek Lantz (Newcastle, ON) 1:02:12

As she’s done many times before in the Recharge With Milk Triathlon Series, Kitchener’s Angela Quick led all women out of Pittock Lake in 10:21.

With Marchant in hot pursuit 26 seconds down, Quick held onto the lead until the 7.5 km mark of the bike where Marchant, the 2014 Niagara Falls Barrelman Champion took control of the race. Marchant finished with a commanding 19:22 run to comfortably take the victory in 1:05:26.

Quick held on for second and London’s Meghan Lamers picked up third.

Woodstock Triathlon 2015 (750m swim, 20km bike, 5 km run) – Top 5 Women

  1. Kristen Marchant (Newmarket, ON) 1:05:26
  2. Angela Quick (Kitchener, ON) 1:07:20
  3. Meghan Lamers (London, ON) 1:08:34
  4. Lauren Heinken (Mississauga, ON) 1:10:31
  5. Elise Bolger-Daoussis (Paris, ON) 1:12:23

Woodstock Triathlon Top 5 Overall

Woodstock Sprint Duathlon 2015

Nursing a leg injury, London’s Spencer Summerfield captured his first ever overall victory in the Recharge With Milk Triathlon Series. Trailing after the opening 5 km run, Summerfield dominated the 20 km bike segment with a race leading 33:17, and that gave him enough of a cushion during the final 2.5 to take win in 1:04:33, managing to hold off Waterloo’s Joseph Hunter, and Toronto’s Darren Cooney.

Woodstock Duathlon 2015 (5km run, 20km bike, 2.5 km run) – Top 5 Men

  1. Spencer Summerfield (London, ON) 1:04:33
  2. Joseph Hunter (Waterloo, ON) 1:04:55
  3. Darren Cooney (Toronto, ON) 1:05:02
  4. Jeremy Carter (St. Agatha, ON)  1:05:06
  5. Steve Beasley (Goderich, ON) 1:06:13

Meaford’s Paula Lockyer, a member of the York University Sports Hall of Fame for basketball, used her typical strong run and added an improved bike ride to claim the women’s victory in 1:12:58.

Woodstock Duathlon 2015 (5km run, 20km bike, 2.5 km run) – Top 5 Women

  1. Paula Lockyer (Newmarket, ON) 1:12:19
  2. Jennifer Froebel (Kitchener, ON) 1:12:58
  3. Bethany Timmerman (London, ON) 1:14:09
  4. Anna Fiorito (Mississauga, ON)  1:14:33
  5. Catherine Friesen (Paris, ON) 1:15:28

Woodstock Duathlon Top 5 Overall

Woodstock Give-It-A-Tri

Woodstock Give-It-A-Tri Top 5 Overall

Woodstock Give-It-A-Tri 2015 (400m swim, 10km bike, 2.5 km run) – Top 5 Men

  1. Tayler Young (Millgrove, ON) 39:45
  2. Randall McKenna (Toronto, ON) 42:33
  3. Rob Williamson (London, ON) 42:55
  4. Dave Fisher (Caesarea, ON)  43:17
  5. Scott Gervais (Toronto, ON) 43:22

Woodstock Give-It-A-Tri 2015 (400m swim, 10km bike, 2.5 km run) – Top 5 Women

  1. Haley Tyers (Mississauga, ON) 41:48
  2. Shannon Bardin (Burlington, ON) 45:52
  3. Katie Stock (Dundas, ON) 46:14
  4. Sabrina Majkic (Burlington, ON)  47:37
  5. Sam Marshall (Tottenham, ON) 47:49

Athlete Race Reports

Check out these RACE REPORTS from the Recharge With Milk Ambassador Team.

These reports will give you lots of insight and information which will help you with your own racing and training.

Skechers Racer of the Day


The winner of this prize gets a pair of Skechers Performance Running Shoes.

Glen McLay

Ignition Fitness Racer of the Day

The winner receives an Ignition Fitness Tri Top from Champion Systems 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!

Christian Howard

Nineteen Wetsuit Racer of the Day 

The winner, Ian Mayberry #135, receives a Nineteen Pipeline FS wetsuit (MSRP $300).


2XU Racer of the Day


The winner receives a 2XU Prize Pack worth $310

Sam Marshall

Recharge With Milk

Congrats to Luke Yuhasz who won the Recharge With Milk Racer of the Day Prize Pack

Make sure to stop by the Recharge With Milk Recovery Zone to get your post-race Chocolate Milk, swag, recover, and to have to fun with your fellow racers.

We Love our Clubs

We were very excited to see many clubs out on Saturday. We appreciate you all coming out to support our race and hope you had a great day with your training partners. Here are just a few of the many clubs that raced in Woodstock.

Blade Carbon Wheels

One of our new sponsors this year is Blade Carbon Wheels. They were on site at Woodstock and we hope you had the chance to stop by and talk to Rob Milligan. If not, we did it for you.

From now until Dec 31st, 2015, use discount code “Multisport” on the Blade carbon wheels website when making a purchase for an instant $50 savings!

Welcome Rookies!

Congratulations go out to all of our first timers! Welcome to our incredible sport!

Mahnaz Beiraghdar making her duathlon debut. Congrats on your finish and we hope to see you back soon.

Thanks Volunteers!

Thanks to all of our volunteers. You make it possible for the athletes to do what they do. And a very special thank-you to our volunteer recruiters Janet Thompson & Gabbi Whitlock.

On-site Retailers/Sponsors

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Thanks and See you again soon

Thanks for joining us at Woodstock. We hope to see you at our next stop of the 2015 Recharge With Milk Triathlon Series – the Rose City Triathlon Weekend in Welland (June 13 & 14).

Get the full Woodstock Race Results.

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Please Support our Sponsors

We extend our thanks to each and every sponsor. Race entry fees never cover the complete cost of a particular race or series of races and without the sponsors there is no race or race series that would survive without their support. We hope that you all take a moment to check out our Series Sponsors below or visit the sponsors page and see what they do and look at the products they sell. Please thank them for supporting the sports of Triathlon and Duathlon by trying and using their products. If you do visit them please take a moment to thank them for supporting Triathlon, Duathlon and Kids races in Ontario.

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 Custom Clothing Sponsor Volunteer Sponsor Eyewear & Rx Eyewear
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Welland Gravenhurst Bala Falls, Bracebridge

Silver Level Sponsors

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 Nutrition Bar Official Headwear Bike Trainer Sponsor
TRICO-LOGO  blade carbon wheels DeepRelief
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