Alleghany Highlands Triathlon
Posted 25 May 2010 12:00 AM by Shentel
Covington, Va., Resident Finishes 5K Run, 5K Paddle and 16K Bike Ride in 1:14.25
Edinburg, Va. – May 25, 2010 – Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel) is pleased to congratulate Jeremy Bartley, the overall winner of Saturday’s 2nd Annual Alleghany Highlands Triathlon. Bartley, 32, a middle-school gym teacher and frequent triathlon competitor from Covington, Va., completed the course with a time of 1:14.25 – four minutes ahead of the second-place finisher.
Shentel served as Bartley’s sponsor as he completed 16.2-mile course comprised of a 5K run, 5K boat race and a 16K bike ride. The race began at the Alleghany Highlands YMCA in Low Moor, Va., and ended at Douthat State Park in Millboro, Va. Ray Legge came in second with a time of 1:18.33; and the third place overall finisher was Ned White, who clocked in at 1:23.45.
“After placing second at the Greater Greenbrier Triathlon in April, I was determined to bring home a win at the Alleghany Highlands Triathlon,” Bartley said. “I would like to thank Shentel for sponsoring me throughout the racing season. I was grateful to see Shentel personnel cheering for me, along with my family and friends, as I crossed the finish line.”
Christopher Kyle, Shentel’s Director of Marketing, said, “It has been a great opportunity to sponsor an athlete of Jeremy’s caliber. Shentel is focused on bringing high-speed Internet and cable services to our customers, and it seems very fitting for us to be supporting this year’s fastest competitor at the Alleghany Highlands Triathlon. We congratulate him on his first place finish, and look forward to seeing more of his efforts.”
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