Halstead’s Mel Candler and Simon Cook took on the prestigious London Triathlon on Sunday. The event attracts over 13,000 athletes including many elite.
Mel competed over the sprint distance including a 750m swim, 21k bike and 5.3k run. Mel finished high up with an impressive 117th overall, 10th placed female and 2nd in her age category with a time of 1:24:31.
Simon chose the longer Olympic distance of 1500m Swim,40K Bike and 10K Run, Finishing in a time of 2:48 to claim a new PB.