Glen Cove Athlete Scores In Triathlon

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triathlon_091416aLong Island’s biggest multisport event, the Runner’s Edge-Town of Oyster Bay Triathlon, was held in Oyster Bay on Sunday morning, Aug. 28, and Elisabeth Sorenson of Glen Cove was among the top finishers.

The triathlon, which is based in Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park in Oyster Bay, consists of an 800-meter swim in Oyster Bay harbor, a 15-kilometer bike ride through Oyster Bay Cove and Laurel Hollow, and a 5-kilometer run up to the Planting Fields Arboretum and back to the exciting finish at Roosevelt Park.

Sorenson crossed the finish line in one hour, 15 minutes, 31 seconds, earning her the first place award plaque in the women’s 20-24 age group.

The triathlon was once again conducted under the auspices of the Town of Oyster Bay, with event management chores being handled by the Greater Long Island Running Club.

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