Athletes complete Ironman event
LAKE PLACID – Beth Connelie, Matt Sherman and Jared Hammond battled cool weather, wind and rain Sunday at the 15th annual Ironman Lake Placid competition.
Connelie placed 76th out of 99 participants in the 35- to 39-year-old female division.
Sherman placed 106th and Hammond 194th out of 216 participants in the 30- to 34-year-old men’s division.
Connelie turned in a time of 1:16:33 in the 2.4-mile swim, 7:46:40 in the 112-mile bike ride and 5:20:14 in the 26.2-mile run for a total time of 14:46:01.
Sherman completed the swim in 1:11:28, while turning in a time of 6:18:32 in the bike ride and 4:50:42 in the marathon for a total time of 12:31:44.
Hammond turned in a time of 1:13:55 in the 2.4-mile swim, 7:04:57 on the 112-mile bike ride and 6:13:48 in the 26.2-mile run for a total time of 14:45:21.