Aluminum Man Tri highlights

The Aluminum Man Triathlon in The Dalles took place Saturday morning and brought 200 competitors to the 24th annual event. Racers chose between two distance options: an Olympic triathlon (1.5 kilometer swim, 40 kilometer bike, 10 kilometer run) and a sprint triathlon (750 meter swim, 20 kilometer bike, 5 kilometer run).

Below are Hood River valley-area athletes (according to home town listed in results) who competed in the event.

Olympic Triathlon:

(Overall winner: Bill Thompson, Portland, 2:08:25)

Patrick Hiller, 2:21:04, 4th overall, 2nd in division

Philip Evans, 2:24:37, 6th overall, 2nd in division

Rutger Engbersen, 2:24:42, 7th overall, 2nd in division

Jeffery Rippey, 2:30:00, 18th overall, 1st in division

Clint Bogard, 2:33:19, 20th overall, 6th in division

Trisha Kepple, 2:36:46, 26th overall, 1st in division

Mark Frost, 2:38:26, 29th overall, 1st in division

Jennifer Wardell, 2:39:55, 32nd overall, 1st in division

John Elliott, 2:41:03, 34th overall, 7th in division

Mark Ribkoff, 2:53:06, 50th overall, 4th in division

Paul Dixon, 2:53:56, 51st overall, 9th in division

Katlhleen Welland, 2:54:46, 52nd overall, 1st in division

Dana Reid, 3:02:43, 66th overall, 3rd in division

Sprint Triathlon:

(Overall winner: Nate Youngs, Boring, Ore., 1:05:00)

Nils Engbersen, 1:09:48, 4th overall, 1st in division

Matt Sherrell, 1:11:35, 7th overall, 2nd in division

David Walker, 1:15:08, 13th overall, 2nd in division

Dale Walker, 1:15:17, 14th overall, 3rd in division

Thomas Tangney, 1:16:53, 19th overall, 3rd in division

Trent Hightower, 1:21:17, 26th overall, 1st in division

Mike Colesar, 1:21:39, 28th overall, 2nd in division

Matt Rankin, 1:11:28, 29th overall, 4th in division

Ryan Colesar, 1:32:13, 58th overall, 2nd in division

Dawn Rankin, 1:34:08, 64th overall, 5th in division

Carola Stepper, 1:34:40, 65th overall, 4th in division

Sarah Thompson, 1:38:58, 78th overall, 2nd in division

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