Despite it being one of the hottest days of the year (93 degrees at race time), more than 100 spectators who came out to cheer the 62 competitors who finished this year's annual race, which consisted of a trail run (3.1 miles), trail bike (approximately 7 miles), and a trail sprint (approximately 7/8 mile) (total distance about 11 miles).
The 2019 race was divided into several scoring competitions. The winners were:
Men's Individual Division: Brian Diksa (Havertown, PA) 55:17
Women's Individual Division: Tara Huang (Bryn Mawr, PA) 1:04:09
2-Person Men's Relay: Team Morrison/Armstrong, Scott Armstrong (Pottstown, PA) and Don Morrison (Coatsville, PA) 54:26
2-Person Co-Ed Relay: Team Torque, Elizabeth Browne (Wilmington, DE) and Tony Catalano (Wilmington, DE) 1:17:37
2-Person Women's Relay: Team Reed/Sheehan, Juliana Sheehan (Hockessin, DE) and Jenn Reed (Wilmington, DE) 1:15:23
3-Person Co-Ed Relay: Team Unicorn, The Brestle Family (Riverton, NJ) 1:30:16
3-Person Women's Relay: Team Wonder Women, The Crossan Family (Havertown, PA)
Full results, pictures, and video from the competition are available on the First State Duathlon website, Facebook, and Instagram.