Race Report: Chrissie Viljoen – Eden Triathlon Race – Sprint

After taking off some time after World Champs, it was a great way to get going again by taking part in the Eden Triathlon race at Faery Knowe this weekend.  The free breakfast included with the race entry swayed me into entering the triathlon rather than a half marathon race in Knysna.

My first swim in over two months went surprisingly well and the 750m went by quickly. The cycling leg I had to do on my mountain bike as my road bike is on loan to a friend.  This I knew would take me out of contention for an overall podium, but I still tried my best to limit my losses. The 2 lap, 5-kilometre run felt the most comfortable of the three disciplines and I was happy to cross the line in 1:21