Carpinteria Triathlon Results

Two hundred and seventy-two athletes competed on the Olympic Course of Sunday’s Carpinteria Triathlon, with another 471 soloists taking on the Sprint Course. Combined with 22 relay teams, it was an active day for local triathletes.

Stepan Paul improved on his third-place standing from a year ago to become Olympic Course champion in 2011. Paul, 26, finished in 2 hours, 13 minutes, 50 seconds. Last year’s champion, Zach Paris, did not compete. Paul was followed by Patrick Hartman and Ronnie Gosnell. Stacia Watson was the top female competitor in seventh place overall.

Jim Avrea, 51, was tops on the Sprint Course, conquering the course in 54 minutes and 28 seconds. Carl Parker was a close second while Brittany Day was the first female athlete with a time of 1:00:07.

CLICK HERE for Carpinteria Olympic Course & Relay Results
CLICK HERE for Carpinteria Sprint Course Results

Several more locally-based athletes competed in the Los Angeles Triathlon, with Jason Smith finishing 17th overall. Adrienne Hengels was 69th overall, winning her Women’s Elite Division with a time of 2 hours, 18 minutes, four seconds. Find complete L.A. Triathlon results HERE.