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Apple Triathlon up and running

Ellen Pennock crosses the finish line to win the elite junior female event at the 29th annual Pushor Mitchell Apple Triathlon on Saturday. - Wade Paterson
Ellen Pennock crosses the finish line to win the elite junior female event at the 29th annual Pushor Mitchell Apple Triathlon on Saturday.
— image credit: Wade Paterson

The 29th annual Pushor Mitchell Apple Triathlon got off to a good start on Saturday.

At 7:10 a.m. the races began beginning with 275 athletes competing in the Kids of Steel races.

Over a hundred beginners competed in the Try-a-Tri event, which includes a 300 m swim, a 15 km bike ride and a 3 km run.

Later in the morning, male and female junior elites competed in a 750 m swim, a 20 km bike ride and a 5 km run.

On Sunday, elite racers will compete for prize money. The races will determine standings on the Canadian National Team.

For race results visit http://www.appletriathlon.com.

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