Carlsbad CA– Results from the 34th annual Carlsbad Triathlon were released by the City of Carlsbad Parks and Recreation Department. The race — one of the longest running municipal triathlons in the country — took place this morning, Sunday, July 12, 2015, at Tamarack Beach in Carlsbad with more than 700 participants competing in 30 divisions, ranging in age from 14 to 75.
In the Elite Men’s Division Lewis Elliot, 35, from Scottsdale, Arizona, finished in first place. Elliot won the race in 2010 and currently trains with the Tri Scottsdale Team. Chris Fetter, 36, from Las Vegas, Nevada, who came in fourth in 2013, was second this year. Last year’s winner, Karl Bordine, 40, of Carlsbad, California, took third place honors.
Finishing first In the Elite Women’s Division was Katie Kyme, 34, who placed second in 2014. Kyme is originally from Australia and currently lives in Encinitas, California. Just two weeks ago she competed in Ironman Coeur d’Alene, earning a coveted slot for the 2015 IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona, HI. Second place finisher, Megan Sullivan, 25, from Carlsbad, California, finished third in 2014. Third place finisher was Kat Gunsur, 31, from San Diego, California.
Unofficial Elite Division results from the Carlsbad Triathlon include:
ELITE DIVISION – MEN
- Lewis Elliot, 35, (Scottsdale, AZ) – 1:12:22
Chris Fetter, 36 (Las Vegas, NV) – 1:14:07
Karl Bordine, 40, (Carlsbad, CA) ‑ 1:15.01
Juliano Teruel, 37, (San Diego, CA) – 1:16:03
Rick Mountain, 51, (Mission Viejo, CA) 1:31:34
ELITE DIVISION ‑ WOMEN
- Katie Kyme, 34, (Encinitas, CA) – 1:21:44
Megan Sullivan, 25, (Carlsbad, CA) – 1:28:29
Kat Gunsur, 31, (San Diego, CA) – 1:37:18
Rachel Wills, 31, (San Diego, CA) – 1:38:32
Official results posted online at www.CarlsbadTriathlon.com