Thibodeau tops at Oliver Half Ironman

Langley’s Karen Thibodeau was the top female finisher — and 19th overall — at the Persona Half Ironman Triathlon on Sunday in Oliver. She finished the 2-km swim

Langley’s Karen Thibodeau was the top female finisher — and 19th overall — at the Persona Half Ironman Triathlon on Sunday in Oliver. She finished the 2-km swim

Out of an overall field of nearly 800 competitors, Langley’s Karen Thibodeau cracked the top 20 and finished as the top female in the field at Sunday’s Persona Half Ironman Triathlon in Oliver.

She finished the 2-km swim, 93-km bike ride and 21.1-km run in four hours, 45 minutes and 53 seconds, which was good for 19th place overall.

Altogether, 38 Langley, Aldergrove and Fort Langley residents took part in the grueling race.

Here are the rest of the results:(overall place, category, time)

67. Peter Dodd 5:07:35

83. Duane Foley 5:13:06

106. Alan Konrad 5:18:16

114. Andrew McFarland 5:20:39

124. Kevin Kokoska 5:22:42

137. Joseph Walker 5:24:50

141. Jeff Vanderende 5:26:21

154. Jeff Bontkes5:29:06

165. Denis Ross 5:31:11

203. Eric Van Huizen 5:39:45

245. Mike Cater 5:57:15

256. Wendy Richardson 5:48:23

277.Darren Woolf 5:52:18

328. Michelle Campbell 6:00:01

346. Earl Manning 6:02:44

353. Leslie Stoffberg 6:03:46

374. Robert Whitmore 6:07:48

425. Joe Hill 6:17:40

438. Annette Pal 6:19:29

456. Sherly Plenert 6:22:12

472. Glen McKinnon 6:25:08

501. Norm Angell 6:30:58

513. Jo-Ann Macbeth 6:33:48

565. Kerry Mittleman 6:46:46

579. Lorraine Grennan 6:49:50

599. Val Ross 6:56:27

624. Bev Kirby 7:05;09

652. Angela Crowdy 7:12:48

660. Rod Williscroft 7:15:15

666. John Regan 7:18:18

680. Paula Hillier 7:25:40

683.Carol Sliziak 7:28:48

687. Hendrika Brunke 7:29:53

699. Glen Garrod 7:36:35

704. Cindy Bilow 7:42:18

719. Kathy Wainwright 7:50:30

732. Dave Olsen 8:10:26