Greco completes triathlon three-peat
JANESVILLE Robbie Greco of Brookfield made it a three-peat Saturday in the third annual Rock, Roll ‘N’ Run triathlon.
Greco, 19, covered the half-mile swim in the Rock River at Traxler Park, a 14-mile bike race and the 5-kilometer run through Janesville in 1 hour, 8 minutes, 22 seconds to win the event for the third straight year. Jenny Rilling, 46, of Verona was the overall women’s winner in 1:26.18.
Brandon Benson, 16, was the top Janesville finisher in 1:13.56. Oakleigh Ryan, 46, was the top female Janesville finisher in 1:30.02.
Top male age group finishers were: Benson in the 19 and under; Matthew Berlin of Stevens Point (1:23.46) for 20-24; Matthew Braun of Janesville (1:18.29) for 25-29; Brett Buehl of Alexandria, Va., (1:11.31) for 30-34; Mike Wolfgram of Madison (1:09.12) for 35-39; Keith Thompson of Machesney Park, Ill. (1:12.36) for 40-44; Rick Rilling of Verona (1:12.48) for 45-49; Bob Clary of Bloomington, Ill. (1:13.58) for 50-54; David Merrifield of Port Washington (1:20.36) for 55-59; Philip Wiseley of Madison (1:28.35) for 60-64; and Fred Hemsath of St. Joseph, Mich. (1:34.48) for 65-69.
Top female age group finishers were: Kallie Victor of McHenry, Ill., (1:46.16) in the 19 and under group; Betsy Collins of Janesville (1:30.47) for 20-24; Jenna Schultz of Reedsburg (1:40.15) for 25-29; Emily Atkins of Janesville (1:30.17) for 30-34; Lisa Williams of Janesville (1:27.28) for 35-39; Katie Totz of Loves Park, Ill. (1:27.55) for 40-44; Oakleigh Ryan of Janesville (1:30.02) for 45-49; Kristy Johnson of Rockford, Ill. (1:34.21) for 50-54; and Deb Riederer of Madison (1:41.12) for 55-59.
Jennifer Pulvermacher, 40, of Neshkoro won the Athena (1:52.37). Chris Sachs, 54, of Monroe won the Clydesdales (1:24.56).
The event drew 173 entrants and was sponsored by All Season Runner of Janesville.