1:20pm Saturday 7th September 2013
EVESHAM Vale Triathletes’ John Peacock was fourth in his 60 to 64 years age group at the World Duathlon Championships in Ottawa.
Tackling five-kilometre and 2.5km runs and a 20km bike section, he was the first Great Britain athlete in his category and 106th out of 193 overall, beating many younger athletes.
Together with fellow Vale member Melanie Clarke, Peacock has qualified for the World Triathlon Championships in London’s Hyde Park in mid-September.
Vale’s Julie Cross and Traci Alder completed the Vitruvian Half Ironman Distance Triathlon at Rutland Water.
Over a 1,900-metre swim, 85km bike section and 21km run, Cross clocked six hours 12 minutes for 24th in the women’s 45 to 50 year group and raised more than £450 for St Giles Hospice.
Alder was sixth among the 50 to 55 category in 7.16.
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