Johnson first to finish in Vancouver Triathlon

Chilliwack's Robert Johnson has been steamrolling competition on the triathlon circuit this spring/summer.

Chilliwack’s Robert Johnson claimed first place in another race, topping the field at last weekend’s Subaru Vancouver Triathlon.

Four hundred and three competed in the standard-distance race.

Johnson finished nearly four minutes ahead of his nearest competitor, completing the swim stage in 0:20:51, the bike stage in 0:56:22 and the run stage in 0:33:33.

His total time was 1:52:45.

Runner up Carlos Lesser of Victoria clocked in at 1:56:05

Johnson was the lone local in the event.

The swim started and finished at Locarno Beach.

The bike and run courses traversed trails along the Spanish Banks beaches and through the University of British Columbia endowment lands.

Find event info and results online at

Chilliwack Progress