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Locals shine on home Ironman course

July 27, 2011
By the News staff
LAKE PLACID — William Frazer of Lake Placid topped the list of 17 local finishers in the Ironman Lake Placid triathlon Sunday, July 24.

Frazer, 32, completed the 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike and 26.2-mile run course in 11 hours, 12 minutes and 52 seconds. He did the swim portion in 1:13:04, the bike in 5:31:10 and the marathon in 4:15:43.

Frazer was the 348th overall finisher and was 54th in the 30-34 age group.

More than 2,800 competitors hit the water of Mirror Lake in the early morning hours Sunday, with 2,333 finishing by the midnight cutoff. The largest age group in the race was the men’s 40-44 division that had 524 athletes. The same age group was also the largest on the women’s side with 161.

There were 2,184 men entered in the race and 696 women, which was an increase from last year. There were 1,013 first-time Ironman racers.

New York had the most competitors of any other state with 793, followed by New Jersey with 249. There were 2,309 Americans and 428 Canadians.

The 2012 Ironman Lake Placid race was sold out by 5 p.m. Monday, although Ironman Foundation spots were still available. A portion of the $1,250 Ironman Foundation entry fee is directed back to causes in the Lake Placid area, according to the Ironman website. The general entry fee for the 2012 race was $625.

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Lou Reuter/Lake Placid News
Bill Frazer makes his way through the village during the Ironman Lake Placid triathlon Sunday, July 24.

Fact Box

LOCAL FINISHERS
NAME (hometown, age) SWIM BIKE RUN TOTAL
Bill Frazer (Lake Placid, 32) 1:13:04 5:31:10 4:15:43 11:12:52
Matt Young (Lake Placid, 29) 1:17:53 5:55:59 4:56:39 12:24:07
Brian Delaney (Lake Placid, 56) 1:11:25 6:25:30 4:39:30 12:34:15
Alex Goff (Lake Placid, 20) 1:36:58 6:31:48 4:41:50 13:11:19
Melinda Frazer (Lake Placid, 31) 1:13:35 6:57:37 4:53:57 13:14:13
Christopher Panza (Saranac Lake, 30) 1:34:54 6:37:38 4:50:44 13:23:42
James Griffin (Lake Placid, 45) 1:13:05 6:24:19 5:37:44 13:28:17
Scott Tart (Wilmington, 28) 1:22:43 6:48:14 4:55:52 13:31:47
Bob Tebo (Tupper Lake, 64) 1:28:13 6:41:23 5:11:08 13:38:51
Keith Kogut (Tupper Lake, 27) 1:45:01 6:32:48 5:03:56 13:42:33
Marshall McCarroll (Saranac Lake, 28) 1:21:59 7:16:02 4:49:45 13:49:09
Jen Weibel (Lake Placid, 35) 1:16:47 7:05:13 5:50:05 14:32:17
Darci LaFave (Lake Placid, 44) 1:35:49 7:20:16 5:46:49 14:58:32
Wesley Wilson (Bloomingdale, 51) 1:40:11 7:13:26 5:44:25 14:59:01
Robert Morganson (Lake Placid, 54) 1:17:53 7:21:01 6:52:48 15:51:16
Johanna Hayes (Wilmington, 38) 2:08:39 8:04:25 5:31:15 15:57:28
Matt Morganson (Lake Placid, 25) 1:23:20 8:03:18 6:34:07 16:24:33

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