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Challenge Cairns 2011 – the Verdict

After much anticipation the Challenge family finally landed on Australian shores, and Trizone was there to see what all of the hype was about, and how the event compared to Australian Ironman events run by IMG and more recently WTC. Challenge chose to partner with USM for the staging of the event, an organisation that have proved they know how to run major Triathlons with their slick handling of Noosa, Mooloolaba and most recently the Sydney Dextro ITU event.
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Leon Griffin and Rebecca Eveleigh win Cairns Half 2011

Leon Griffin and Rebecca Eveleigh have won the Cairns Half 2011. Griffin did it in style finishing over 12 minutes ahead of second placed Joey Lampe. A surprise 3rd today was Charlie Low who normally is an age grouper. Rebecca Eveleigh won her 1st ever open race and Kiwi Hannah Lawrence came second with a strong run and Nicole Ward toughed out a hard race to come third then promptly went straight to the medical tent to recover.
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