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By Stephen McKay
Sports Writer 

DASH FOR THE SPLASH TRIATHLON: Nearly 150 triathletes turn out for event

Ostdiek takes male crown, Harris claims female title

 

Donna Wiedeburg / Special To The Sun-Telegraph

Sidney's Annette Kreuger competes in the swimming portion of Saturday's triathlon. She finished second in the women's division in 51:10.

Based on the constant smiles flashed by the 144 participants of the Dash for the Splash Triathlon on Saturday morning, the second annual fundraiser was another huge success.

With sunny skies, pleasant temperatures and a worthy cause adding to their inspiration, the triathletes began their quest at 7:30 a.m. when the first adults entered the pool to open their three-part journey.

In the first Dash for the Splash held last year, the organizers from Sidney Regional Medical Center were able to donate more than $2,000 to the new Sidney public pool and Deadwood Trail Expansion Project.

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