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Thames Turbo Race 3 report
Posted by: Editor
Posted on: Thursday 7th June 2012

Tags  Anna Murawska  |  Hampton Pool  |  Thames Turbo  |  Tim Male

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Despite the cold and windy conditions on the Jubliee Bank Holiday, a total of 256 brave and bold triathletes completed Race three of the Thames Turbo Sprint Series.

The event was won by Tim Male of Thames Turbo PowerBar Team who completed the course in 59:07. Anna Murawska of Hampton Pool was the fastest women on the day with a time of 1:07:02.

Congratulations should also go to the winners of the Sigma Sport Novice prize Adam Parkes and Ruth Ashton.

Special mention should also go to Thames Turbo’s very own Chairman, Ben Unsworth, who achieved third place overall which is his first podium position in this popular race series.

The full category winners are:

Category Name Club
1st Male Tim Male Thames Turbo PowerBar Team
2nd Male Alan Clark B2P
3rd Male Ben Unsworth Thames Turbo PowerBar Team
Male 20-29 Simon Wilson Tri London
Male 30-39 Peter Lloyd  
Male 40-49 James Beckinsale Optima Racing Team
Male 50+ Peter Cottington  
Male Novice Adam Parkes Mornington Chasers
1st Female Anna Murawska Hampton Pool
2nd Female Alena Stevens Thames Turbo Triathlon Club
3rd Female Sandra Bleckinsop Kingfisher Triathletes
Female Under 20 Abigail Frame Thames Turbo Triathlon Club
Female 20-29 Simone Dailey  
Female 30-39 Charlotte Saunders Pure Motion Cycles
Female 40-49 Hilary Hillhouse Kingfisher Triathletes
Female 50+ Dianne Oliver Triathlon New Zealand
Female Novice Ruth Ashton Mornington Chasers

All the winners (overall and category) received goodies from the Thames Turbo Sprint Series sponsors: PowerBar; Sigma Sport; Swim for Tri; 2XU, Newton and Lanson Running.

The full results are HERE

The Thames Turbo Race Series is ideal for those looking for an ideal race to try their first triathlon or hone their endurance sports skills. Here are some of their comments from our Facebook page:

 “Completed my first triathlon....what a buzz!! Thanks Thames Turbo for making my entry into the world of tri so welcoming! Pretty happy with my time too, I'll be back in August to improve upon it!”
Helen McDonnell

“Lovely race today. Never met such friendly and supportive marshalls. See you in August.”
John Lowit

“First ever race (of any description) today - loved it. Thanks so much to all the race marshalls who still cheered us all on, in spite of the freezing rain! Great event! Roll on the next one.”
Liza Bate

 “Thanks for organising a GREAT race, guys. Really enjoyed it - AWESOME. Here's hoping for some sunshine at Race 4!”
Simon Murphy

Entries are open for Race 4 on Monday 27th August. To enter, go to:

Entries are also open for the Thames Turbo Senior Aquathlon on Thursday 21st June. Starting at 7.30pm, the race consists of a 5km run immediately followed by a 426m swim. The run takes place in the beautiful Royal Bushy Park and the swim in the tropical waters of Hampton Open Air Pool. Entry costs £15 for BTF members and £18 for non BTF. If available, entries on the day are £20 (+BTF licence).

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