Smithtown Triathletes Compete at Inaugural Smith Point Triathlon

Sandra Scanni of St. James won 2nd place overall in the women's event. Lisa Halloran and Dianne Finneran of Smithtown came in first place in the female 20-24 and 40-44 age groups.

Over 550 triathletes participated in Event Power LI's first annual Smith Point Triathlon, sponsored by Anti Hamptons, TTU University.com, Getco, Between the Ports, TwoTots and the Town of Brookhaven.  It was held at the Smith Point County Park in Shirley last weekend.

The course consisted of a 500 meter swim, a 20K (12.3 mile) bike ride and a 5K (3.1 mile) run.

The 2010 Smith Point Triathlon will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the Wounded Warriors of Long Island.

Smithtown was well represented at the Smith Point Triathlon, with over 30 triathletes competing in swim, bike and run events.

Here are the race results and Smithtown placings:

Overall Male Winner: Jimmy Byrne - Bellport, NY

Male Age 1-19 Winner: Ryan Siebert - E. Patchogue, NY

Male Age 20-24 Winner: Conor O'Dea -  New York, NY

26th place: Anik Bindra - Nesconset, NY

Male Age 25-29 Winner: Matthew Wontz - Sayville, NY

Female Age 30-34 Winner: Todd Gundersen - Brooklyn, NY

26th place: Keith Montana - St. James, NY

Male Age 35-39 Winner: Jim MacWhinnie - East Hampton, NY

36th place: Brian Cusati - Smithtown, NY

38th place: Dennis Cantalupo - Smithtown, NY

Male Age 40-44 Winner: Todd Rowley - Huntington, NY

Male Age 45-49 Winner: Scott Kessler - Cold Spring Harbor, NY

23rd place: Joseph Verdeber - St. James, NY

33rd place: Artie Whitmarsh  - Nesconset, NY

Male Age 50-54 Winner: Joseph Collins - Long Beach, NY

6th place: Bill Gironda - Smithtown, NY

23rd place: Louis Greenblatt - Nissequogue, NY

Male Age 55-59 Winner:  Michael Pasqual - Westbury, NY

Male Age 60-64 Winner: Raymond Bonner - Rocky Point, NY

Male Age 70-74 Winner:  Peter Rackett - Medford, NY

Overall Female Winner: Christie O'Hara - Montauk, NY

2nd place: Sandra Scanni - St. James, NY

4th place: Lisa Halloran - Smithtown, NY

5th place: Jennifer Taggart - St. James, NY

7th place: Dianne Finneran - Smithtown, NY

Female Age 1-19 Winner: Talia Chornoma - East Moriches

2nd place: Danielle Blom - Smithtown, NY

Female Age 20-24 Winner: Lisa Halloran -  Smithtown, NY

13th place: Molly Greenblatt - Nissequogue, NY

Female Age 25-29 Winner: Meaghen Harris - Greenlawn, NY

Female Age 30-34 Winner: Nicole Skidmore - Huntington Station, NY

19th place: Danielle Knecht -  Smithtown, NY

Female Age 35-39 Winner: Erin Tintle - East Hampton, NY

4th place: Jennifer Taggart - St. James, NY

Female Age 40-44 Winner: Dianne Finneran - Smithtown, NY

12th place: Debra Horan - St. James, NY

13th place: Karen Wontrobski-Ricci - St. James, NY

18th place: Lorraine Barbone -  Smithtown, NY

31st place: Joanne Sollecito - St. James, NY

33rd place: Lidia Dormier -  Smithtown, NY

Female Age 45-49 Winner: Jennifer Howard - Northport, NY

19th place: Kate Morales - Smithtown, NY

22nd place: Maria Paternostro - Nesconset, NY

Female Age 50-54 Winner: Roseann Moran - Northport, NY

Female Age 55-59 Winner: Holly Jonas - Woodbury, NY

Female Age 60-64 Winner:  Nancy Cattabiani - North Babylon, NY

Female Age 70-74 Winner: Sheila Isaacs - Shoreham, NY

Mixed Relay: Xceleration team

Female Relay: Twisted Sisters team

Male Relay: Team Champion System

Overall Relays:

1st place: Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Athena (Women, 150lbs +):  Louise Grasso - East Moriches, NY

Clydesdale (Men, 200lbs +): Douglas Muller -  Miller Place, NY

6th place: Frank Fiorello -  Nesconset, NY

10th place: Yusuf Osmani - King Park, NY

11th place: Mark Miller - St. James, NY

26th place: Roger McConville - Fort Salonga, NY

Civic Challenge:  Christopher Defeo - Sound Beach, NY

2nd place: Orlando Deleon - St. James, NY


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