Pompelia top time Heart O’ Dixie Triathlon; Goldman top Philadelphia finisher


The 39th Annual Heart O’ Dixie Triathlon kicked off the Saturday events at the Neshoba County Fair. The Triathlon is sponsored by the Philadelphia Sertoma Club.

The event consists of a half mile swim, a 27.5 mile bike and a 7 mile run. The course starts just outside of Louisville at Lake Tiak-OKhata following Hwy 15 to Philadelphia and Hwy 21 out to the Neshoba County Fairgrounds.

This year’s 1st place finisher was once again a familiar face,  Tyson Pompelia of Collinsville with a time of 1:55, Pompelia beat his last year’s finish time  of 1:58.

The first Neshoba County runner to cross the line, Richard Goldman of Philadelphia. Goldman collected his  twelveth Dickey Nowell Award crossing the finish line a time of 2:12.

Richard Goldman of Philadelphia

2018 Heart O Dixie Results

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