Huntington Triathlon/Duathlon July 24, 2011

Hundreds of athletes converged on the Bay Village lakefront July 24 for the yearly Huntington Triathlon/Duathlon. Men and women of all ages crashed into the calm morning waters of Lake Erie to kick off the quarter-mile first leg of the triathlon, followed by a 12-mile bike and 5K run through the streets of Bay Village. NCN Racing’s 12th annual event also featured a duathlon, with an equally challenging 5K run/12-mile bike/5K run.

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  • Triathlon competitors dash into Lake Erie at the start of the triathlon to swim a quarter mile.
  • Swimmers emerge from Lake Erie after completing their quarter-mile swim.
  • Athletes cross over a timing mat as they dash for their bikes.
  • Grabbing their bikes for the second leg of the triathlon.
  • Heading out to compete in the 12-mile bike portion of the race.
  • Racing down Lake Road, cyclists start their 12-mile journey.
  • Running through the Huntington Reservation to complete the 5K run section of the triathlon.
  • Mike Larimar, winner of the duathlon, poses with his children Michael, Jr. and Elizabeth.
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