By Marc Lutz
Wrangell Sentinel Editor 

Tongass Toughman to test triathletes' tenacity in Wrangell

 

Marc Lutz / Wrangell Sentinel

WRANGELL - Competitors made of the toughest stuff have less than a month to train for the Tongass Toughman Triathlon in Wrangell.

Triathletes put their endurance, strength and fortitude on display in a contest which covers a combined 72.2 miles of water, pavement and earth.

The race, which will unofficially kick off the Fourth of July festivities throughout town on July 1, starts with a swim of 1.2 miles to City Dock from a starting point out in Zimovia Strait. Once athletes reach the dock and change out of their wetsuits and into their biking gear, they'll cycle 56 miles through the island...



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