42 miles of road biking, 2.6 miles of open water swimming, 20 miles of trail running, 7000 ft of vertical gain and loss: 11 hrs 58 minutes (self supported) Fastest known time for self supported (because only three people have been silly enough to do it this way *self supported:meaning no support car, no support boat, you have to swim with your climbing gear on your back!!
July 28, 2014
The Moranic Triathlon: Pedal from Jackson to String Lake (25 mi.), swim Leigh Lake east to west (1.6 mi.), climb 12,605-ft. Mt. Moran (3 mi. hiking, 1K ft. of rock climbing, 5.7K ft. total vert), reverse. Check! Many thanks to @davidstubbs1 for the support, laughs, and patience, particularly during the dark, cold, endless 2nd swim. Total time: 23 hrs, 55 min.