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Clarksville’s Russ Shemberger ends triathlon season with win in Ashland City Tennessee

Russ Shemberger of RPM Massage in Clarksville accepts his first-place age group award in the half-iron distance at the annual Riverbluff Triathlon held Saturday, September 7th in Ashland City, TN.Clarksville, TN – Russ Shemberger, a licensed sports massage therapist at Restore Performance Massage on Madison Street in Clarksville, won his age group at the annual Riverbluff Triathlon held Saturday, September 7th in Ashland City, TN.

Shemberger finished the 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike and 13.1-mile run in a total time of 5:18 and placed first in his age group (male 45-49). Overall, he was 10th among a field of 171 triathletes who competed in the half-iron distance.

The win Saturday marks the end of Shemberger’s 2013 triathlon season, which included five podium finishes among six race venues since May. He will use the rest of the year to train casually and run in various foot races throughout the community and region as part of his active recovery.

Shemberger is a veteran triathlete, coached by Jessica Dollar of FTP Coaching in Hendersonville, TN.

As a licensed massage therapist, Shemberger leads Restore Performance Massage – aka RPM Massage – in sports massage treatment, therapeutic, Swedish and deep tissue massage.

RPM Massage is open from 10:00am-6:00pm, Monday and Wednesday, and from 8:00am-4:00pm, Thursday. To make an appointment, call 931.647.3692.

RPM Massage also can be found on Facebook: www.facebook.com/rpmmassage .

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