Scott Harris

Scott Harris

Three win tri medals

Scott Harris, Madyson Harris and Jaylon Grenier won medals in the Tri-K Triathlon

Scott and Madyson Harris turned the Comox Valley Shoreline Orthondontics Tri-K Triathlon into a father-daughter show with victories in their respective classifications in late May.

Scott Harris claimed the men’s open title for the 40-49 age group by covering the 750-metre swim, 20-kilometre bike ride and 5-k run in 1 hour, 11 minutes, 31 seconds.

Earlier, daughter Madyson won the girls 8-9 age group with a time of 29:05 over a 100-metre swim, 5-k bike ride and 1.5-k run.

The pair were part of a delegation from the North Island’s triathlon club.

Jaylon Grenier placed third in the male 10-11 division (150m swim, 10k bike, 2k run) in 39:20; Noah Jensen was fifth in the male 8-9 division in 34:12, and the Port Hardy Comets 10-11 girls team placed fifth in the mini team event in 45:24.

In women’s open competition, Wendie Jensen placed 11th in the 40-49 class in 1:28:15, and Dianne Harris rounded out her family’s participation by placing 15th in the 40-49 class in 1:30:50.