TUPPER LAKE - Charlie Cowan of Lake Placid paced all locals Saturday in the 30th running of the Tupper Lake Tinman Triathlon.
Cowan finished the race in 4 hours, 56 minutes and 50.8 seconds to place 31st in the event that included a 1.2-mile swim, a 56-mile bike ride to Cranberry Lake and back, and a 13.1-mile run through Tupper Lake
This year 271 men and 116 women competed in the full Tinman. There were 48 men and 40 women in the Tinman Sprint, which is a .6-mile swim, a 18.6-mile bike and 6.2-mile run.
Elena Beideck of Saranac Lake finishes off the sprint distance at Saturday's Tupper Lake Tinman Triathlon.
(Enterprise photo — Mike Lynch)
After Cowan, Colin Delaney of Lake Placid was the next fastest local, finishing in 5:03:17.1.
Joe Merrihew of Saranac Lake was the next best regional athlete, coming across the finish line at 5:32:21.6. He finished 112th.
In the sprint, Amy Farrell of Tupper Lake had the top time in the women's race in 1:55:45.5. She was the third overall sprint finisher.
Lake Placid resident Richard Erenstone also had a strong showing with a time of 2:23:42.5, good for 27th.
Robert Morganson of Lake Placid finished 35th in 2:30:23.7.
Saturday's Tri-Lakes finishers
|31. Charlie Cowan (Lake Placid)||4:56:50.8|
|41. Colin Delaney (Lake Placid)||5:03:17.1|
|112. Joe Merrihew (Saranac Lake)||5:32:21.6|
|118. Robert Tebo (Tupper Lake)||5:33:35.0|
|176. Colleen Porter (Lake Placid)||5:54:09.0|
|184. Loring Porter (Lake Placid)||5:56:10.1|
|189. Taylor McKenna (Lake Placid)||5:58:08.7|
|226. Evan Klein (Saranac Lake)||6:09:43.0|
|298. Keith Kogut (Tupper Lake)||6:37:07.0|
|302. Lawrence Baker (Tupper Lake)||6:38:25.4|
|354. Bill Izzo (Lake Placid)||7:16:00.7|
|382. Bob Lepak (Saranac Lake)||8:09:52.1|
|3. Amy Farrell (Tupper Lake)||1:55:45.5|
|27. Richard Erenstone (Lake Placid)||2:23:42.5|
|35. Robert Morganson (Lake Placid)||2:30:23.7|
|49. Elena Beideck (Saranac Lake)||2:40:07.8|
|50. Karen Delaney (Lake Placid)||2:40:28.9|
|52. Michael Nichols (Saranac Lake)||2:42:44.6|
|63. Bob Scheefer (Saranac Lake)||2:53:30.5|
|64. Nancie Battaglia (Lake Placid)||2:53:49.4|
|71. Karl Zaunbrecher (Saranac Lake)||2:57:42.7|