A family affair at Burnham triathlon

PUBLISHED: 14:50 20 April 2011

The Mason family.

The Mason family.


Four members of the same family took part in the recent Burnham triathlon.

FOUR members of the same family recently completed the Burnham triathlon.

John, Rachel, Steve and Rob Mason all finished successfully. This was Rob’s first attempt at a triathlon and he finished a creditable 73rd.

For Rachel, this was her second try at the sport and was the fifth woman home and 59th overall. Steve took part in the super sprint event and was placed 13th, while the more experienced John finished fifth.

Individual times (swim: 250m (Burnham Pool), bike: 10k (three laps of the Prom), run: 2.5k (beach run) John - swim: 3:13, bike 19:15, run: 10:20, total: 32:48; Rachel - 4:32, 23:48, 12:28, 40:48; Steve -3:43, 19:43, 10:42, 34:08; Rob - 5:25, 23:12, 13:31, 42:08.

John has his sights set on the season ahead, he has already qualified to represent GB in the European championships in Spain in June and hopes to qualify for the world’s later this year.

Right: Steve, Rob, Rachel

and John Mason.

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