A total of 119 athletes made a splash at the 27th Annual NEMO Triathlon on Sept. 11 at Thousand Hills State Park in Kirksville. The triathlon comprises a 3/4-mile swim, 18-mile bike ride, and 5-mile run.
Tony Wang of Kirksville was the fastest overall male, completing the race with a time of 1:28:49. The fastest overall female was Kim Earnest of Columbia, Mo., who finished in 1:45:49.
The NEMO Triathlon, hosted by ATSU, is one of the longest running events sanctioned by USA Triathlon, the governing agency for the sport. For more information on this year’s event and race results, visit www.nemotriathlon.org.