San Pedro Triathlon Team competes at “End of the World” Marathon in Placencia
Thursday, December 13th, 2012
The “End of the World” half and full marathon took place in Placencia on Sunday, December 9th, and San Pedro was well represented. Making the long journey south from San Pedro were Eric Donis, Daniel “Ducky” Gregorio and Kent “Bob” Gabourel, and their combined efforts managed to bring home medals and trophies.
Competing in the half marathon at a total length of 13.1 miles were Eric and Daniel. The boys went up against about 78 other competitors, and Eric managed to place third, while Daniel placed fourth.
Bob competed in the full marathon which was a total of 26.2 miles. In the end, he was won by two international runners, taking third place with a time of 3 hours and 20 minutes. Thirteen males and three females competed in this competition.
San Pedro’s team has once again made us proud, traveling and performing exceptionally. The San Pedro Sun congratulates all three athletes on a job spectacularly done.
The team would like to take this opportunity to extend much thanks to: Principal, staff and the student body of the San Pedro High School, who hosted a Rag Day from which all funds raised went towards Eric’s traveling expenses; The San Pedro Town Council, Captain Sharks, Douglas Pendland, Regina Brown, Emma Varela, Susana Eiley, DJ’s Burgers and More, Ballers Barber Shop, Miguel Guerrero of Train Station, family and friends and supporters. Keep up the excellent work guys; you are making wonderful strides in athleticism.