Loose Cannons Take Top Honors in Santa Maria


On April 24, 2011: The Santa Maria Valley YMCA’s 17th annual Tri-For-Fun triathlon took place Saturday, following opening ceremonies at 7:30 a.m. About 200 athletes swam one-quarter mile, then rode either 12.5 or 17.9 miles and finally ran 3.1 miles along the course.

Several Loose Cannons were among those to take top honors. Reynaldo Jaimes, Ron Hunt, and Jesse Russell tied for first place in their division on the long course with an impressive time of 1:45:55. In addition, Betsie and Mai Wilson finished in 2nd place in their division, Clay Bradfield’s team took 2nd place, and Gary Wilson came in 4th in his division on the long course.

Cannon was a major sponsor of this event hosted by the Santa Maria Valley YMCA.