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Byron Tri Club members prepare for racing last Saturday morning. (L-R) Brook Ferguson, Giula Scurria, Daniela Costa, Greg O’Meara, and Huw Jones.

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Byron Tri Club members were just some of the 950 athletes who went to Pottsville last Saturday to compete in the seventh annual Tweed Enduro.

The long form of the event includes a 1.9 kilometre swim, 90 kilometre cycle and finishes with a 21.1 kilometre run.

‘Pottsville was buzzing with endurance athletes from across Queensland and New South Wales,’ event manager Kevin Pready said.

Byron club member Leonie Pedrazzini charged to the finish, just second in her age group in the long race, while Tim Waller and Will Glasson finished first in their age groups in the sprint race.

Danny Rossi came in behind Tim to claim second in the 30–34 year old men’s sprint.

Tom Phillips took on his first long course while Nick Alessio returned to the sport after a break.

The Club’s fastest male sprinter was Huw Jones (1:15) and fastest female was Dani Costa (1:22).


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