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Posted: Tuesday, October 6, 2009 11:00 pm | Updated: 1:27 pm, Mon Apr 18, 2011.

Young people competed in swimming, biking and running events during the Iron Kids Triathlon, held this weekend in Oro Valley.

Distances varied for each age group. Juniors, ages 6 to 8, competed in a 50-yard swim, a 2-mile bike ride and a 500-yard run. Intermediates, ages 9 to 11, did a 150-yard swim, a 4-mile bike ride and a 1-mile run. And seniors, ages 12-15, swam 300 yards, biked eight miles and ran two miles.

Contestants came from the region, as well as California, Minnesota and Colorado.


Seniors: 1, Jacob Dodge, 15, Reedley, Calif.; 2, Thomas Edwards, 14, Waconia, Minn.; 3, Conor Cox, 15, Palmer Lake, Colo.; 4, Matthew Kautz, 14, Tucson; 5, Michael Havenar, 14, Palmer Lake, Colo.; Bonnie Diamond, 13, Tucson; Duncan Hogan, 14, Tucson.

Intermediates: 1, Brooks Fail, 10, Tucson; 2, Isaac Stump, 10, Oro Valley; 3, Regan Harkett, 11, Tucson; 4, Ben Black, 9, Tucson; 5, Olivia Bohn, 10, Tucson; 6, Ashley Bohn, 9, Tucson; 7, Margaret Cramer, 10, Tucson.

Juniors: 1, Paul Rasoumoff, 7, Tucson; 2, Noah Rojas, 8, Tucson; 3, Jacob Danner, 7, Tucson; 4, Kristin Finn, 7, Sahuarita; 5, Meghan Burns, 7, Tucson; 6, Mackenzie Kester, 7, Tucson; 7, Sierra Rafacz, 6, Tucson; 8, Karsten Zimmerman, 6, Tucson.

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