SPRINGFIELD – On a busy race weekend, Adam Pool and Laura Becher each won their age groups at the Dan Adair Memorial Triathlon here Sunday.
Tim Auth and Dan Wolfe took 2nd-place finishes at the Dan Adair, while Jodi Hari completed the Traverse City Ironman 70.3, and Brie Nord competed at the Chicago Triathlon.
In Springfield, Pool won 35-39 and was 15th overall with a time of 1:12:48, while Becher took 40-44 in 1:20:56. The event consisted of a 400-yard pool swim, 12-mile bike leg, and 3.1-mile run. Becher’s swim time of 7:00 in the 400-yard pool swim was the 3rd-fastest women’s swim time of the day.
Auth finished 2nd in 50-54 at 1:11:17, which was good for 12th overall, while Wolfe took 2nd in 55-59 with a time of 1:18:29.
In Michigan, Hari completed her first triathlon since 2017, finishing the inaugural Traverse City race in 7:07:57, which was good for 62nd out of 120 competitors in the women’s 50-54 division.
At Chicago, the swim portion of all races was eliminated due to waves up to six feet high. Nord’s relay team, TRI-ceratops, took 6th in the women’s sprint relay, which ended up following a run-bike-run format. Nord, as her team’s designated swimmer, ran the initial run leg of .7 miles in 5:32, for a 7:23 pace. The team finished in 1:48:27.