Kids swim, bike, run during Hillsboro triathlon

Darian Ratzlaff, 9, of Hillsboro, pedals through the bicycling segment of the Triple Threat Triathlon in Hillsboro Aug. 29 sponsored by Woods Wellness, Hillsboro. Thirty-eight children between the age of 6 and 14 years old competed in the event, which includes swimming, bicycling and running. The entries came from several Midwest states. Jacob Hall, 12, was the overall male winner with a cumulative time of 24 minutes, 41 seconds; Audrey Ash,12, was the top female finisher in 25:56. Braden Vogt, 11, was the first Hillsboro entrant to cross the finish line; he finished seventh in 28:52. Darian Ratzlaff finished 27th overall in 39:47. The overall winners won $25 cash and a Road ID gift card worth $15. The top three in each age group and male/ female division won various cash prizes: first place, $20; second place, $15, and third place, $10.

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