It maybe called a sprint, but you can’t call it short.
Athletes took to the water; bike track and running trail this weekend for the Naperville Triathlon.
The race started with a 400-meter swim around the beach, followed by a 20 k bike ride, and finishing off with a 5 k run through downtown Naperville…
Over two thousand people participated the event, but in 52 minutes and 48 seconds Ryan Giuliano of was the first competitor to complete the race.
Not far behind him was 19-year-old Jennifer Howland, the first female to finish the triathlon.
Husband – wife duo Christian and liz Waterstraat were the first Naperville residents to cross the finish line. the pair met at a triathlon years ago and have competed together often ever since.
This is the 11th installment of the triathlon, the event actually started out as a Bi-Athlon in 1996.
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