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"Challenging and rewarding"

  • Article by: Ron Haggstrom
  • Star Tribune
  • July 14, 2007 - 9:09 PM

Here’s a sampling of Minnesotans who competed in the triathlon on Saturday and how they fared:

JULIE CHRISTIANSON • Apple Valley

Age: 30 • Profession: Marketing

Place: 910th, 1:58:38.2 (short course)

Triathlons entered: 1

Triathlons completed: 1

About her performance Saturday: "It was challenging and rewarding at the same time. Every time you finish a stage, you feel like you have won. It was one of the best experiences I have ever had. It was awesome."

Why she got into the sport: "I've worked the Life Time Fitness Triathlon before as a volunteer. I've done a few indoor triathlons, and figured it was time to go out and give it a try."

What's next: Undecided

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