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Reef Week Triathlon results

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As part of the 2013 Reef Week celebration, Hol Chan Marine Reserve held two triathlon competitions on the morning of Saturday, May 25th. The purpose of Reef Week was to raise awareness about the reef and marine life conservation.
The groups of competitors were divided into Under 14 and Over 14. The race began shortly after 10am, and a crowd gathered at Central Park to cheer on the young athletes. The competitors first took to the sea, swimming laps around markers that had been set out. Not even a little rain could interfere with the ongoing race. Once the swimmer completed his laps the next phase of the race took part with cycling and then running laps through Barrier Reef and Pescador Drive.
At the end of the race, first place for the Under 14 division went to Luis Carcamo. For his efforts, he took home a beach cruiser bicycle and a gift bag. Second place went to EsromAldana. He received a snorkel set and a gift bag. Third place went to Andy Rivero who won a trip to Hol Chan Marine Reserve and one gift bag.

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In the Over 14 division first place went to Eric Donis, who took home an engraved glass plaque, a beach cruiser bicycle and a gift bag. Second place went to Brandon Santos who received an engraved glass plaque and one night stay with complimentary breakfast at Banyan Bay Resort. Third place went to Jason Estrada who won an engraved glass plaque and a trip to Hol Chan Marine reserve.

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The organizers would like to extend much thanks to all persons that participated in the race and to all the sponsors.

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