Mendota Heights Racers Finish Maple Grove Triathalon

Mendota Heights resident Katie Wold placed first in her age group.

Several Mendota Heights athletes took part in the third annual Maple Grove Triathlon at  Park in Maple Grove on Saturday.

More than 1,000 individuals competed. 

Among the competition options, triathletes could choose to run in the "Dare to Sprint," which included a .3 mile swim, 14 mile bike ride and three mile run—or The Olympic Dare course of a .9-mile swim, 26-mile bike ride and 6.2-mile run.

In the Olympic Dare, Katie Wold of Mendota Heights finished 189th (2:50:14), and first in the 20-24 age group for women. Patrick Egan of Mendota Heights finished 283th (3:04:51).

The top finisher in The Olympic Dare was Kris Spoth (2:03:07) of Ames, IA followed by Patrick Parish of Bloomington and Andrew Turner of Sioux Falls, SD. 

In the Dare to Sprint, Emily Usset of Mendota Heights finished 167th (1:22:44). Scott Lane finished 272th (1:27:41), and Mary McGrory-Usset finished 355th (1:30:59).  

The top finisher in the Dare to Sprint was Trevor Bunkers (1:01:43) of Sioux Falls, SD followed by David Phillips of Maple Grove and Robert Brown of Hopkins.

For a full list of results, click here.

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