Most of these were captured by my niece, who had custody of my phone for the duration.
First, the obligatory, "before the race, the laid out equipment at the bike rack". I took this one myself.
Next the arty shot of the marked participant, courtesty of said niece's mom.
The rest are niece's... the lake, it was so chilly there was fog before the race:
Into the water in waves. Hard to pick out your swimmer here, or for that matter, in any open water event where all you see are the colorful caps once we're off:
Of course, by the time I got out, I was pretty much a solo act... others far in front, or out of the frame behind.
TRI is all about transition... well, maybe not ALL about transition, but you can get passed if you aren't quick on the change-up.
About to cross the bike mounting line here:
Grinning through the bike leg:
Blink and you'll miss the transition to the run:
And in half an hour, give or take, she's back, entering the finish chute:
And the obligatory finish clock shot - subtract 6 minutes to allow for the wave start and you'll have my "official" time for whole event.
It was a great experience, not to be missed. Next time, won't you TRI with me?