HUDSON – Newcomer Isaac Goughner won his Age Group and GRF veterans Jason Huber, Kevin Tuuk, and Chris Braun finished 2nd in their Age Groups to lead Grim Reaper Fitness at the Tri-Shark Triathlon Saturday.
Racers competed in a 600-yard swim, 13-mile bike, and 5K run.
Goughner, a member of the GRF Youth & Junior team, earned hardware in his first ever triathlon, winning the 13-15 division in 1:28:27.
Huber, who finished 11th overall, posted the club’s best time of the day while finishing 2nd in 40-44 in a time of 1:09:53.6. Tuuk was 2nd in 45-49 with a time of 1:15:30, while Braun took 2nd in 20-24 at 1:16:41.
Chris’ older brother, Michael, posted GRF’s second-best time of the day at 1:10:57, but placed 9th in the Elite division.
Lily Matthews and Natalie McKee also earned medals. Matthews was 3rd in 16-17 in 1:34:34, while McKee place 3rd in the Athena division at 1:41:53.
In the Dri-Shark Duathlon, which consisted of a 2-mile run, 13-mile bike, and 3.1-mile run, Age Groups were divided into only 39-and-under and 40-and-over. Reapers Pam Walden and Glenn Tuuk both finished 5th in 40-and-over.
Next stop for Grim Reaper Fitness will be Sunday at the Grand Rapids (MI) Triathlon, which will again be hosting the USA Triathlon Clydesdale and Athena Championships, and TriHarder Promotions’ Stovepipe Sprint and Railsplitter Olympic Triathlons on June 17.