Dyfi Dash and Manchester Marathon 8th April 2018

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GOG Triathlon Club had representatives taking part in several events at the weekend, with some good results recorded in the spring sunshine.
In Machynlleth Cerist Triathlon Club hosted the Dyfi Dash Sprint Triathlon. The event was won by the unstoppable GOG Simon Cole who recorded the fastest run split of the day to complete the course in a fantastic time of 57.45. Finishing in 7th place overall with consistent results across the disciplines to take second in his age category was Matthew Ashton in 1.04.44. Next home was Jonathon Seymour in 1.06.26, Simon Baldwin in 1.10.07, Mark Roberts in 1.28.58 and Malcolm Harrison in 1.29.04. In the ladies race Emer Sandham was third overall in 1.13.50. Next to finish was Pippa Jones in 1.22.19, followed by Angie Hughes who was second in her age category in 1.22.32, and Dinah Hazeldine in 1.51.41.
Paul Algieri and son David travelled to Ormskirk to the West Lancs Triathlon on Sunday. Paul recorded an impressive 1.04.38 to finish 5th in his age category. David who was taking on his first triathlon finished in a respectable 1.19.11.
At the Greater Manchester Marathon the GOG Squad had a good team of ladies running. Megan New was first home for the GOGs in a great time of 4.18, she was followed by Llinos Davies 4.47, Sarah Massey and Sarah Hind 4.54, and Sonja Griffiths and Celia Free 5.32
Finally Eduardo Vega had a strong run at the Tatton Park 10k run, finishing in third place overall in 36.13. And in Rome Neil Vicars Harris finished the Rome Marathon in 3.43.24.