DECATUR – Ainsley Matthews was 3rd overall and 4 other Grim Reaper Fitness youth & juniors won their age group at the Lakeside Triathlon & Duathlon Kids Race.
Matthews had the day’s fastest swim, covering the 250 years in 2:36. Her overall time, including the 3.4-mile bike leg and the 1-mile run, was 25:14 as she took 1st in the 12-14 Age Group. Riley Cate was 2nd in the same division at 31:08. Alex Thurston won the 10-11 division in 27:27.
In the duathlon for ages 9 to 14, Bella Thurston took 1st in 9-11, covering the 1-mile run, 3.4-mile bike and 1-mile run in 35:28.
The duathlon for ages 5-8, included a ½-mile run, 1.5-mile bike and ½-mile run. Elizabeth Thurston won the 5-6 age group in 17:59, while Addison Donahue placed 1st in 7-8 at 19:15.