Results from the First Race in the Jax Olympic & Sprint Triathlon Series have been posted. Owen Shott dominated the Sprint event with his 1:01:42 finish for the Overall Win with a 3 minute lead over 2nd place Jamie Marchio. Christina Groger took the Women's Sprint Title with her 1:14:52 finish.
At the Olympic Distance it was Neptune Beach's William Hartje who bested the field with his 2:00:05 finish. Kurt Barnhill was hot on his heels the entire race for the but could only make up 30 seconds on the run. The fastest run time was turned in by 3rd overall Justin Jacobs (32:17) but it wasn't enough to make up the 8 minute lead held by William off the Bike. The battle for the Women's Olympic Title was fierce as Rebecca Ledesma from Jax Beach edged out Gainesville's Elyse Gallegos by a slim 40 seconds.
The weather was perfect, the water was smooth, the times were fast, great sportsmanship across the board, amazing volunteers, and another Sold Out Jax Tri is in the books! Register now for Jax Tri #2 on July 15th before it's Sold Out too!