Swim, bike and run in the Aspen Triathlon

Staff report

A hearty field of 80 triathletes and duathletes participated in the annual Zoot Aspen Triathlon/Duathlon on Saturday.

Based at the Aspen Recreation Center (ARC), the athletes swam in the rec center pool, rode bikes to Maroon Bells and back and run around the golf course and school campus.

Some even rode the popular aquabikes at the pool as part of the duathlon events.

Sponsored by Aspen Parks and Recreation, the event included duathlon and team categories.

Results are available on the Aspen Parks and Recreation website at

Sandra Doebler coordinated the event for the parks and recreation department.

In results provided by the department, here are the overall and age-group winners Saturday.

Triathlon Overall Female

1, Christine Adamowski, Evergreen

2, Angele Dupre

3, Joan Valentine, Aspen

Triathlon Overall Male

1, Thomas Hughes, Aspen

2, Ryland French

3, Patrick Faurer, Snowmass Village

Triathlon Age-Group Winners

Female 18-24, Kylie Alldredge, of Commerce City

Male 18-24, Ryan Sarka, of Aspen

Female 25-29, Mikaelyn Law, of Denver

Male 25-29, Zachary Law, of Denver

Female 30-34, Stevie Triebel, of Glenwood Springs

Male 30-34, Jeffrey Geller

Female 35-39, Jocelyn Vorenberg

Male 35-39, John Law, Chelsea, Mich.

Female 40-44, Amy Barrow, Aspen

Male 40-44, Stephen Szoradi, Aspen

Female 45-49, Joann Niebur

Male 45-49, Jeffrey Barrow, Scottsdale, Ariz.

Male 50-59, Allen Russell

Female 60-over, Heidi Hoffmann, of Aspen

Male 60-over, Steve Katz, of Vail

Duathlon Overall Female

1, Jennifer Schaiberger

2, Leslie Henderson

Duathlon Overall Male

1, Pete Strecker, Aspen

2, Mike Semes, Broomall, Pa.

3, Douglas Sackin, Arlington, Va.

Duathlon Age winners

Female 35-39, Amity Ludlow, of Carbondale

Female 60-over, Helen McQueeny

Male 60-over Tomas Duran, of Pueblo


Female 50-59, Kathleen Callahan

Male 50-59, Scott McLauren, of houston

Male 60-over, Mick Ireland, of Aspen

Triathlon Relay Male

Team BFW

Triathlon Relay Female

Grueter Bird Buettow

Triathlon Relay Mixed

Tuttle Roeder