Nearly 1,100 participants turn out for Best in the West Triathlon Series
September 11, 2019
Rain and cooler temperatures provided nearly ideal conditions over the weekend for nearly 1,100 registrants in the ninth annual Best in the West Triathlon series, held Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 7-8, at Lewis Creek Park.
"It was great for racing," said Race Director Blair Bronson Monday during the "soggy" cleanup.
The Half Ironman and Olympic events were held Saturday morning, with the Sprint Triathlon on Sunday.
The top overall finisher among the 133 competitors in the Half Iron – a 1.2-mile swim, followed by 56-mile bike ride and a 13.1-mile run, was John Brenteson of Hillsboro, who...