Malinowski wins division at Ironman TriathlonNorthwestern High School graduate Marc Malinowski finished in first place in his division at last weekend’s ninth annual Ironman Wisconsin Triathlon in Madison.
Northwestern High School graduate Marc Malinowski finished in first place in his division at last weekend’s ninth annual Ironman Wisconsin Triathlon in Madison.
Malinowski beat out a field of 85 to win the men’s 18-24 division with a time of 9 hours, 53.19 seconds. His time was also good for 40th place overall, which qualifies him for the Ironman competition to be held at a later date in Hawaii.
The event includes a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and 26.2-mile run.
Four athletes from Superior also competed in the event:
Rob Morehouse finished 189th out of 293 in the men’s 30-34 age division and 1,248th overall with a time of 13 hours, 20 minutes, 31 seconds.
Dean Carpenter finished 244th out of a field of 283 in the 45-49 age division and 1,714th overall with a time of 14 hours, 22 minutes, 22 seconds.
Leanne Bronson finished sixth out of 129 in the women’s 40-44 age group and 387th overall with a time of 11 hours, 31 minutes, 59 seconds.
June Sackette finished 109th out of 129 in the women’s 40-44 age group and 2,214th overall with a time of 15 hours, 53 minutes, 5 seconds.
St. Scholastica hockey coaches Jackie MacMillan and Mark Wick also competed in the same event.
MacMillan, in the 30-34 age group, finished in 13 hours, 26 minutes, 3 seconds. The former University of Wisconsin goalie coaches the first-year Saints program. Wick, 47, finished in 15:25:44. There were 2,398 finishers.
Australian professional Joe Gambles, 28, set a course record in winning in 8:38:32.
Kris Kolenz, 45, of Duluth was eighth in the women’s 45-49 age group in 12:06:32.
Connie Lutkevich of Duluth won the women’s solo 10-hour title in Saturday’s Burito Union Triathlon at Pattison State Park, south of Superior.
Entrants completed as many laps as possible in 10 hours – 600-meter swim, 14-mile road bike, 3.1-mile trail run. Lutkevich finished six laps in 8 hours, 11 minutes, 1 second. Jason Midgarden of Golden Valley, Minn., completed seven laps in 7:13:07 to place first overall.
Placing first in the three-person women’s relay were Tiffany Carlson, Kristen Regas and Yanna Radtke of Duluth with seven laps in 7:12:15.
In the five-hour solo division, winners were Charles Donly of Minneapolis, four laps in 5:39:21 and Emily Waitz of Hopkins, Minn., with three laps in 5:49:01.
Complete results may be found at itiming.com.