EVENT ANALYSIS: Pocklington Triathlon

A first trophy for Dave!

2016-05-01 DB Pock Tri 1The inaugural Pocklington Triathlon brought great results for one of the town’s sons when Viking Dave Burrows went back home and secured his first trophy, finishing 3rd in his age group.

Organised by and based at the historic Pocklington School, the sprint event comprised of a 400m pool swim, 23km bike course out of the market town, through local villages and back into campus before the 6.5km run took the athletes down a country lane and back across the finish line.

2016-05-01 DB Pock Tri 2Not showing any fatigue from York Triathlon the previous weekend, Dave finished a fantastic 11th place with a time of 01:22:19 overall and brought home the Vet 30 trophy for 3rd place. His individual discipline times were: swim-00:07:35, bike- 00:44:04 and run- 00:29:24.

2016-05-01 DB Pock Tri 3With flat, scenic routes, plenty of viewing opportunities for spectators and moreish, homemade cakes on sale, Pocklington Triathlon will continue to grow and YVTT can aim for more podium finishes.