Triathlons draw more than 300 to season finale

Moretown’s Lance Parker and Burlington’s Elsa Chinburg were tops among more than 300 athletes entered in two Vermont Sun triathlons on Sunday.

Finding fun in triathlons at 40

In retrospect, it’s not difficult to see how Neily Jennings became a triathlete. “I’ve just always been an active person. I enjoy cross-country skiing. I enjoy biking. I like to be outside hiking, kayaking,” Jennings said.

Triathlon state championships held at Branbury

When triathletes arrived at Salisbury’s Branbury State Park on Lake Dunmore on Sunday morning, they were greeted with rain, 54 degrees and a 20 mph north wind.

Vermont Sun announces slate of triathlons for series’ 38th year

The Vermont Sun 5K, 10K and Half Marathon will be held Sunday, May 14 at Branbury State Park on Lake Dunmore in Salisbury. 

Record-setter repeats as triathlon season wraps up

This past Saturday’s Vermont Sun triathlons drew the largest number of competitors in Vermont this season.

Triathlete sets new Vermont Sun course record

Tim Russell, 33, of Saratoga Springs, N.Y., set a new course record while winning the men’s Vermont Sun Triathlon on Sunday in an event based at Branbury State Park.

150 athletes drawn to Dunmore for triathlon

Saturday’s beautiful early summer weather welcomed more than 150 athletes to Branbury State Park in Salisbury for two Vermont Sun triathlon races — a sprint triathlon and Olympic distance triathlon, which were designated as state championship races.

Vermont Sun hosts 37th triathlon series this summer

The Vermont Sun 5K, 10K and Half Marathon will be held Sunday, May 15, at Branbury State Park on Lake Dunmore in Salisbury. The series continues with three Triathlon dates.

Vermont Sun Triathlons draw record 380 entries

SALISBURY — The final two Vermont Sun Triathlons of the summer were contested on Sunday at Branbury State Park and drew a record crowd of 380 participants.They signed up for one of two events: a Sprint Triathlon of a 600-yard swim, 13-mile bike ride and 3 … (read more)

Russel and Sweeney win rainy Vermont Sun Triathlon

SALIBURY — After winning the June Vermont Sun Triathlon, Tim Russel, 32, of Saratoga Springs, N.Y., returned on Sunday to make it two for two in 1:02.08. His closest rival in Sunday’s men’s sprint triathlon was Burlington’s Sean McLoughlin, 50, who finish … (read more)

Hundreds hit roads, water for triathlons

SALISBURY — If the two triathlons held Saturday in and around Lake Dunmore are any indication, the summer racing season is back in a big way.Race founder and director Steve Hare was pleased with the day, which saw nearly 250 triathletes from as far away a … (read more)

Vt. Sun Run & Triathlon Series begins May 16

SALISBURY — The 2021 Vermont Sun Half Marathon, with 5- and 10-kilometer runs, kicks off the 36th season series Sunday, May 16, at 9 a.m. at Branbury State Park. Online entries close at midnight, Wednesday, May 12. Space permitting, race day entries will … (read more)

Vermont Sun triathlons canceled

MIDDLEBURY — Despite high hopes and lots of planning, Vermont Sun has canceled its summer triathlon and half marathon series for this year. The announcement was made by Vermont Sun owner and race organizer Steve Hare in a letter this past Thursday.  “We h … (read more)

Race leaders dominate Sunday’s triathlons

SALISBURY — At Vermont Sun Fitness Center’s final Sprint and Olympic triathlons of the season in Salisbury this past Sunday, both races saw New Yorkers lead their respective packs from start to finish. Around 350 athletes took part in the races. Past cham … (read more)