On June 16, the Saunders Subaru Victoria Triathlon took place, and Sooke was well represented.
In the Half Iron triathlon, Sooke’s sole runner, Owen Stampflee, ranked fifth in his age category and placed 40 among the 198 male marathoners. Stampflee’s overall time was 4:51:30.
In the Olympic triathlon, there were threeSooke competitors.
Daralee Hanton completed the triathlon in 3:04:40, Natacha Lemire finished in 3:31:15, and Brigitte Church clocked in at 3:35:06.
The Sprint saw four Sooke athletes completedt. Wyatt Church ran a strong sprint finishing 26 overall in 1:11:16, Danny Eddy finished in 1:29:26, Len Church completed in 1:35:45, and Melanie Cunningham crossed at 1:49:33.
This was the 18th year for the Saunders Subary Victoria Triathlon, which took place at Elk Lake.