BARRACUDAS SMASH HALF IRONMAN
A small school of Barracudas ventured to Shepparton to compete in the annual Half
Ironman event. Cameron Wright and Raeleigh Harris at home in the water smashed
through the 1.9km swim to put them with the leaders to mount their trusty steads to
tackle the 90km bike ride, on the flat but windy cyle course. With a podium in mind
Raleigh dismounted her bike to blow her competitors away with an amazing 21.1km run
to take third in her age. Only a technical penalty stopped her from breaking the
With a blistering swim, the big ex Bulldogs player was like a Silver streak on the
bike only to dismount and begin the gruelling Half marathon with bone on bone knee
joints and gorilla cramps from lack of run training, both taking their toll with Cam
hopping on one leg to complete the Half Ironman triathlon.
Shepparton being a popular race of the triathlon season it was a great oportunity
for the Barracudas to warm up for the first tri of the Alex Scott & Staff Bass Coast
Triathlon series to be held at Inverloch on Sunday 2nd December.