Sports

June 8, 2012

High Desert Triathlon promotes fitness, morale

by 95th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
Courtesy photograph
Maj. David Lemery, 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron, finishing the long course during the May 19 Edwards Air Force Base High Desert Triathlon. The event is put on to promote fitness, increase morale and bring together the base community.

The Edwards Air Force Base High Desert Triathlon was held May 19.

The sprint-distance triathlon race began at the Oasis Community Center and took the participants all around base. The event consisted of a long (Olympic distance) and short course.

The High Desert Triathlon Club is a private organization and is not a part of the Department of Defense or any of its components. The race is intended to promote fitness, increase morale and bring together the EAFB community. The triathlon consisted of a 500-meter swim, a 12-mile bike ride and a 3-mile run.

Dan Wilson, 418th Flight Test Squadron, was the long course winner in the male category; Kathryn Diorio, Air Force Flight Test Center Financial Management, won the women’s short course with Darlene Savage, 412th Test Wing, winning the long course for the female category. Capt. Ryan Carr, 773rd Test Sqadron, was the top male for the short course.




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