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More than 2,300 athletes converged on the Adirondack Mountains for the 20th running of the Ironman Lake Placid triathlon. American Heather Jackson validated her Kona slot and took the victory with an impressive wire-to-wire win in 9:18:49. Canada’s Jen Annett finished second, with the United States’ Sarah Piampiano rounding out the podium.
2018 Ironman Lake Placid
Lake Placid, N.Y. – July 22, 2018
2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, 26.2-mile run
1. Heather Jackson (USA) 9:18:49
2. Jen Anett (CAN) 9:33:48
3. Sarah Piampiano (USA) 9:43:24
4. Jodie Robertson (USA) 9:49:56
5. Lenny Ramsey (ED) 9:57:53
*No men’s pro division at this race