The 6th Annual Phelps Twin Tri took place Saturday morning with a total of 31 participants taking part in the event. This years participants took to the water for an 8k paddle on beautiful North Twin, hopped on their bikes for a 15k bike through the Phelps trails and laced up their shoes for a 5k run through the forest. Amy Thomason, Phelps Chamber of Commerce Director said “The weather held out to make this a great event! We were excited to see several new faces and many returning faces at this year’s event. We always looking forward to the fun, friendly competition that takes place”
This year’s first place team consisted of the oldest participant and the youngest participant! Jack Godding (79) of Eagle River got his team started with the paddle, while Paul Weber (49) of Menasha completed the bike portion and Tess Weber (9) represented her team on the 5k run (1:50). The second place team consisted of Chris Northrup, Dawn Northrup and Linda Martarano (2:07). The third place team consisted of Elisabeth, Mitchell and Eric Sutton (2:10)
Mary Kay Aufrance took first place for the second year in row in the women’s division with a time of 1 hour and 49 minutes. Second place was Lisa Janssen (2:39) and third in the women’s division was Cheryl Schnelle (2:40). The men’s division saw a new face taking first place with Michael Lauterbach finishing with a time of 1 hour 34 minutes. Jeff Schnelle finished second place with a time of 1 hour 47 minutes and Tom Aufrance finished third with a time of 1 hour 49 minutes.
The 6th Annual Twin Tri was a success this year thanks to the many volunteers that helped including members of the Vilas County Amateur Radio Club, North South Twin Lake Riparian Association and many others.
Thank you to the following volunteers for supporting our great event: Mike & Joyce Wade, Quita Sheehan, Rollie Alger, Brian Blank, Rae Ann Volkmann, Barry McLeane, Eric Eismuller, Laura Aldridge, Sean, Henry and Olivia Thomason, The Fritzsche Family, The Gloede Family, The Holcomb Family, The Krueger Family, The Muehlbach Family, The Peplow Family and The Wade Family.
Here are the complete race results
|Bib #||Kayak Split||First Half Bike Split||Run Split||Second Half Bike Split||Total Time||Place|
|Mary Kay Aufrance||16||0:41||0:18||0:28||0:22||1:49||1st|
|3 Person Team Division|
|2 Person Team Division|