NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — More than 3,000 athletes took to water and land Sunday morning for the Aquaphor New York City Triathlon.
The Olympic distance race consisted of a 1,500-meter swim, a 40-kilometer bike ride, and a 10-kilometer run. Participants swam in the Hudson River, biked along the West Side Highway, and ran in Central Park.READ MORE: Former Aides Karen Hinton, Lindsey Boylan Accuse Gov. Andrew Cuomo Of Bullying, Sexual Harassment
And as WCBS 880’s Monica Miller reported, athletes had been preparing and training for months to complete the challenge.