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Race Result

Racer: Dan Frost
Race: Buckner Mission Man
Date: Saturday, July 30, 2005
Location: Burlington, NC
Race Type: Triathlon - Sprint
Age Group: Male 35 - 39
Time: 1:10:53
Overall Place: 6 / 398
Age Group Place: 1 / 49

Race Report:

Buckner Mission Man Triathlon
Burlington NC - July 30, 2005
Overcast - Calm winds - 77F

Swim: Non-wetsuit freshwater 750m counterclockwise loop
Bike: 15mi rolling hills on shoulderless roads. Course looks like a figure-8 on the map. Very little car traffic. Excellent traffic control at intersections.
Run: 5k out and back, with the first/last mile being a trail run. Definitely a challenge with high FM (i.e. many short but frequent hills), tree roots, and mud.

Costs: Entry fee $60, Transportation costs for 5-hr each-way drive.
Benefits (Participation): Non-white T-shirt, Hammer Gel packet, Endurolytes, plenty of post-race food, finisher's medal, prize raffles during awards.
Benefits (Awards): Medals to AG top three, plaques to overall top 3.
Charity Tie-In: This event is a fundraiser for the Missions Fund of the Front Street United Methodist Church (Burlington NC).