|Lemme, Mumford Top Individuals at Josh Billings Triathlon|
|08:34PM / Sunday, September 16, 2018|
LENOX, Mass. -- Kent Lemme and Heather Mumford were the ironman and ironwoman champions Sunday at the 42nd Josh Billings Triathlon.
Lemme completed the run, boating, biking event in a time of 2 hours, 34 minutes, 38 seconds and placed fifth overall in the triathlon, which sees teams and indviduals competing together.
Mumford finished in 4:04:12.
The team from Allen Heights Veterinary (biker Josh Lipka, canoists Tom Keefe/Ben Pigott and runner Steve Monsulick) defended its overall title, finishing in 2:17:08 to edge runner-up Josh Itch (Brian Rabuse, Sue Purdy/Kurt Kuehnel and Stephen Foley). Josh Itch came across the line in 2:29:18.
The top all-female team once again was the quartet from Berkshire Bike & Board, which finished 33rd overall. Biker Liz Chambers, canoists Laura Walton and Gloria Wesley and runner Lori Kingsley finished in 2:49:37.