Bethune, Aldridge win Tri Nikiski

Bethune, Aldridge win Tri Nikiski

  • By Joey Klecka Peninsula Clarion
  • Saturday, August 24, 2019 11:44pm
  • Sports

Michael Bethune and Morgan Aldridge came away winners Saturday morning at the second annual Tri Nikiski triathlon at the Nikiski Recreation Center.

The event features a 500-yard swim, 10.6-mile bike and 5-kilometer run, and Bethune crossed the finish first with a time of 1 hour, 9 minutes, 22 seconds. Aldridge finished second overall as the women’s winner, exactly one minute behind in 1:10:22. Joe Nightingale was third overall in 1:18:10, while defending women’s winner Kara Abel was fifth overall and the second woman in 1:20:42.

Tri Nikiski results

Saturday in Nikiski

1. Michael Bethune, 1:09:22; 2. Morgan Aldridge, 1:10:22; 3. Joe Nightingale, 1:18:10; 4. T.J. Cox, 1:19:50; 5. Kara Abel, 1:20:42; 6. Adam Anders, 1:20:57; 7. Julie Arness, 1:21:32; 8. Mike Lucas, 1:22:27; 9. James Arness, 1:25:35; 10. Samantha Millard, 1:27:04; 11. Sammy Anders, 1:27:13; 12. Michelle Maguire, 1:27:27; 13. Todd Brigham, 1:28:30; 14. Dylan Hooper, 1:31:43; 15. Jinny Cooper, 1:33:09; 16. Crystal Lee, 1:36:12; 17. Jason Evoy, 1:37:27; 18. Margi Shalit, 1:37:30; 19. Caleb Zigmont, 1:37:44; 20. Sidney Epperheimer, 1:39:58; 21. Mandy Adair, 1:41:58; 22. Maria Cox, 1:45:07; 23. Jill Evoy, 1:45:16; 24. Paul Nelson, 1:46:38; 25. Frieda Tuttle, 1:48:22; 26. Heidi Diamond, 1:48:26; 27. Crystal Cox, 1:52:38; 28. Bailey Epperheimer, 1:54:03; 29. Nathaneal Boatright, 1:55:38; 30. Isaac Niesen, 1:57:32; 31. Rebecca Rampton, 1:57:48; 32. Jeffrey Tuttle, 2:06:19; 33. Kristin Peek, 2:08:48; 34. Amy Warfle, 2:10:06; 35. Jeannette Diamond, 2:16:22; 36. Kathryn Epperheimer, 2:30:59.

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