Hundreds participate in Tri-Rock Triathlon benefiting Rockwall Kiwanis programs

(ROCKWALL, TX — Aug. 11, 2016) A total of 204 triathletes participated in the 2016 Rockwall Kiwanis Tri-Rock Triathlon on Sunday, Aug. 7 at the Rockwall ISD Aquatic Center (1205 T L Townsend Dr.). The event saw participants from as far south as Houston to Choctaw, OK compete to raise funds for the Angel League and Food For Kids programs of the Rockwall Kiwanis Club.

Congrats to the following first place winners:

Overall Winner – Amari Holmes
Masters Winner – Paula Woodbury
Grand Masters Winner – Angela Williams

Female 14 and Under – Paige Ray
Female 20 to 24 – Lana Thorman
Female 25 to 29 – Cassidi Stroud
Female 30 to 34 – Elizabeth Brazeal
Female 35 to 39 – Joanna Brown
Female 40 to 44 – Natalie Cross

Overall Winner – Mark Reese
Masters Winner – Bradley Sucher
Grand Masters Winner – Marc Zimmerman

Male 14 and Under – Kristopher Bigham
Male 15 to 19 – Jacob Shepherd
Male 20 to 24 – Mikhail Llauder
Male 25 to 29 – Noah Stroud
Male 30 to 34 – Evan Baker
Male 35 to 39 – Paul Hendershot
Male 40 to 44 – Jeff Dupre
Male 45 to 49 – Lawrence Katz
Male 50 to 54 – Gregory Hodges
Male 55 to 59 – Mark Bigham
Male 60 to 64 – Chris Phelan
Male 65 to 69 – Kelly McCullar
Male 70 to 74 – Brian Cavern

The Rockwall Kiwanis Club is comprised of service-minded-men and women who respond to the unique needs of our community and address issues by serving our children. The club meets every Tuesday at noon at The Rockwall Wedding Chapel and welcomes guest speakers each week for an atmosphere of fun, learning and fellowship. For more info visit

Story and photos by Austin Wells, Blue Ribbon News editor/senior reporter.

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