Karen Smith has won her Age Group competing in the Ironman Santa Rosa in Sonoma County in Northern California.
Smith clocked an overall time of 10:47:36 finishing 154th overall out of 1,581 competitors, she was the 12the female to cross the line, but it was in the Women’s 50 – 54 Age Group that saw Smith finish on top of the podium.
The event started with a 2.4-mile, 2-lap swim in Lake Sonoma that saw smith clock a time of 1:04:44.
Smith then clocked a time of 5:53:58 during the 112-mile, 2-loop bicycle ride through the Alexander, Russian River and Dry Creek Valleys.
The last portion of the triathlon was a 26.2-mile, 3-loop run along the Santa Rosa Creek Trail between Fulton Road west of Santa Rosa and Courthouse Square in downtown Santa Rosa that saw Smith compete in a time of 3:39:21.