Juneau's Robert Wysocki and Jessica Menendez both achieved their Ironman goals Sunday, crossing the finish line together at the Ironman Canada triathlon in Penticton, British Columbia.
Menendez finished the 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and 26.2-mile run in 15 hours, 45 minutes, 8 seconds - good for 1,807th place overall out of 1,945 finishers. Wysocki followed just 10 seconds later - in 15:45:18 - to take 1,808th place.
Menendez was 86th out of 106 entrants in the women's age 35-39 division. Wysocki was 301st out of 324 in the men's 35-39 division.
More than 2,000 racers entered the water at the start of Sunday's race.
Another Southeast competitor, Spencer Plante of Craig, finished 1,764th with a time of 15:23:03.
Among other Alaskans competing in the event, Fairbanks' Jon Stahl was the top finisher with a time of 9:59:56 - good for 82nd place overall.
Eagle River's Mark Ramp was 122nd, in 10:10:49; Robert Steinke of Eagle River was 421st in 11:04:33; Bob Baker of Fairbanks was 622nd, in 11:36:33; and Sharon Purkis of Eagle River was 1,691st in 14:51:13.
For complete results from Ironman Canada, visit http://www.ironmanlive.com.
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