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Cowan places 31st at Tinman to finish as top local

July 8, 2012
By the News staff ( , Lake Placid News

TUPPER LAKE - Charlie Cowan of Lake Placid paced all locals Saturday, June 30 in the 30th running of the Tupper Lake Tinman Triathlon.

Cowan finished the race in 4 hours, 56 minutes and 50.8 seconds to place 31st in the event that included a 1.2-mile swim, a 56-mile bike ride to Cranberry Lake and back, and a 13.1-mile run through Tupper Lake

This year 271 men and 116 women competed in the full Tinman. There were 48 men and 40 women in the Tinman Sprint, which is a .6-mile swim, a 18.6-mile bike and 6.2-mile run.

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Mike Lynch/Lake Placid News
Richard Erenstone of Lake Placid completes the sprint distance Saturday, June 30 in the Tupper Lake Tinman Triathlon.

After Cowan, Colin Delaney of Lake Placid was the next fastest local, finishing in 5:03:17.1.

Joe Merrihew of Saranac Lake was the next best regional athlete, coming across the finish line at 5:32:21.6. He finished 112th.

In the sprint, Amy Farrell of Tupper Lake had the top time in the women's race in 1:55:45.5. She was the third overall sprint finisher.

Lake Placid resident Richard Erenstone also had a strong showing with a time of 2:23:42.5, good for 27th.

Robert Morganson of Lake Placid finished 35th in 2:30:23.7.



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