Hagley, Tapply Win MascomaMan Triathlon
Enfield — Lebanon’s Greg Hagley and Tim Tapply, of Sherborn, Mass., crossed the finish line ahead of the field in their respective disciplines to win Saturday’s MascomaMan Triathlon.
Hagley, a member of the Lebanon-based Upper Valley Running Club, won the sprint triathlon — consisting of 500-yard swim in Mascoma Lake followed by a 16-mile bike segment and five-kilometer run — with an overall time of 1 hour, 6 minutes, 4.7 seconds, besting Concord’s Brian Lavoie by just less than a minute (1:06:57.0). White River Junction’s Ross McEntarfer claimed third in 1:07:22.4). Danielle Keaney, of Seabrook, N.H., claimed the women’s division, finishing 18th overall in 1:20:44.3.
The half-Ironman division — with its 1.2-mile swim followed by 56 miles of bicycling and a 13.1-mile run — went to Tapply in 4:08:23.5., with UVRC member Mike Barton, of White River Junction, following in 4:08:49.7. Boston’s Adam Kosmicki was third (4:08:59.9), and Sarah Kelly — a Mascoma High graduate who is the field hockey coach and wellness coordinator at Western New England College — won the women’s division in 4:42:10.8, good for seventh place overall.
Further results can be found in the chart on this page.
On the Run
Hanover — The Western New Hampshire Trail Running Series will return on Aug. 10 with the Stoaked Trail Run at the Storrs Hill Recreation Area.
The run, a part of the weekend’s Xterra Stoaked triathlon festivities, begins at 9 a.m. and will cover a 12.5-kilometer route around Storrs Pond’s cross country ski trail network. Online registration is available through Aug. 8 at a cost of $15, with race-day registration increasing to $20.
Stoaked triathlon events will complete a busy schedule at Storrs Pond. A trail run-mountain bike-trail run duathlon (2.5K/10K/4K) starts on Aug. 10 at 1 p.m., with a standard tri (half-mile swim, 10K bike, 4K run) also starting at 1 p.m. A childrens’ race (50-yard swim, 3.3K bike, 1.6K run) follows at 4 p.m. The Xterra tri (1K swim, 20K bike, 8K run) is set for a 9 a.m. start on Aug. 11. More details on the triathlon weekend can be found at www.stoakedtri.com.
The remainder of the WNHTRS schedule:
∎ Farnum Five.5, Lebanon, Sept. 7.
∎ Lost a Lot Trail Race, Lebanon, Sept. 21.
The cost of each WNHTRS race is $15 in advance and $20 on race day. For more information on the series, visit www.wnhtrs.com or contact series director Chad Denning at 603-558-2352 or email@example.com.
On the Field
Lebanon — The Lebanon Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its fall youth sports programs.
The department will run programs for soccer, field hockey and flag football this season, with the following registration deadlines:
∎ Grades K-2 soccer: Aug. 23
∎ Grades 3-4 soccer: Aug. 21.
∎ Grades 5-6 soccer: Aug. 14.
∎ Grades 3-6 field hockey: Aug. 6.
∎ Grades 2-5 flag football: Aug. 20.
For details on practice schedules, locations and fees, visit recreation.lebnh.net or call 603-448-5121.
On the Trails
GMC Hikes on Tap
Thetford — The Ottauquechee section of the Green Mountain Club has a pair of hikes scheduled in the coming days.
Debbie Marcus will lead a 10-mile round-trip hike up New Hampshire’s Mount Garfield on Sunday. Hikers will ascend the 4,500-foot peak by way of the Garfield and Garfield Ridge trails on this strenuous hike. Contact Marcus at 802-457-9047 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Peter Hope will lead trip to Whiteface Mountain and Morse Mountain in Morristown, Vt., on Tuesday, a strenuous, 9.7-mile round trip via the Beaver Meadow, Whiteface, Long and Chilcoot trails. Contact Hope at 603-863-6456 for details.
In the Saddle
GHMA Eventing Clinic
South Woodstock — The Green Mountain Horse Association has scheduled its first festival of eventing clinic for Aug 5-8 at its home facility in South Woodstock as a run-up to the Aug. 9 one-day competition for elementary, beginner novice and novice riders and the Aug. 10-11 meet for novice through intermediate equestrians.
The clinic will offer riders and horses instruction, briefings, unmounted sessions and fun in such areas as dressage schooling, stadium exercises and cross country gallops. There will also be opportunities to experience fast-pace work on GMHA’s steeplechase course. Registration opens on June 25.
Contact GHMA’s Molly Hutchins at 802-457-1509, ext. 219 or email@example.com for more information.