A pair of Kelowna athletes raced down the final stretch to medal at the Kal RATS Sprint Triathlon Sunday.
A total of 70 men and 64 women competed in the race that started at Kin Beach.
Jake Van Allen was the overall winner in 58 minutes and 59 seconds. His best leg was in the swim with an 11.18. He competed in the men’s 25-29.
Sean Bell finished second overall and in Van Allen’s age group with a 59.34. Van Allen won the recent Kelowna Blossom Triathlon.
The top female was Sophie Ogilvie, competing in the U19 division with a time of 1:09.30.
Alesha Miller of Vernon finished second among females with 1:09.35 in the 20-24 group.
Vernon’s triathlon king, Nathan Champness, just missed landing on the podium with a fourth-place 1:01:29. He placed second in the 30-34 division.
Vernon’s Kevin Lane donned the #209 bib and finished eighth overall and second in the 45-49 group with 1:05.32.
Craig Goplen won the men’s 55-59 division in 1:10.27.
Laura Metcalf finished second among female athletes from Vernon with a 1:11.34 in the 35-39 division.
Erica Moser finishing 22 seconds behind Metcalf with 1:11.56 in the 45-49 group.
Mark Wehner was the top athlete from Armstrong with 1:23.40 in the 35-39 group.
Stuart Lambert raced to 1:31.19 with the 50-54 division. Rhonda Sloot of Armstrong posted a 1:42.14 in the 40-44 class.