Napa Valley, CA (November 4, 2021) The Napa Valley Triathlon in Alpha Win’s long standing location of Napa, CA took place this past weekend on Saturday and Sunday October 30th-31st. The event kicked off with a swim at Lake Berryessa, Putah Canyon Recreation Area. Participants then biked and ran through the beautiful and challenging terrain along the serene roads of Lake Berryessa.
Alpha’s return to competition including the full slate of distances including the Open, Sprint, Olympic, Half and Full races. There were many participants from youth to senior divisions as everyone enjoyed the mild autumn conditions of Napa Valley.
The Full Distance Male race was won by Greg Patterson in an excellent time of 11:02:02. The Overall Female Full Distance winner was Cody Mullen with a solid time of 13:24:02. Half Distance Champions this year were Stuart Collett in 4:59:28 and Katie Rentz in 5:39:17. The Olympic Distance also saw some tremendous competition with 210 competitors and included winners Stefano Profumo in 2:12:07 and Shawn Connell-Clarkson in 2:34:30. Finally, the Sprint Distance loaded with 280 competitors included champions Michael Tate in 1:15:23 and Shantelle Tupaz 1:14:56. Keep your eyes on Shantelle as she is only 15 years old and has a bright future in Triathlon!
After the success of this year’s Napa Valley Triathlon, Alpha Win is excited to announce that we will be returning to Lake Berryessa again this Spring in only six months for our traditional event date of 9-10 April 2022.
The Alpha Napa Valley Triathlon was supported by some great volunteers, California Highway Patrol and finally the Napa Valley Bike Shop of Napa, CA. Check out their location in Napa, CA for great bike service and friendly staff. See results from the event here.