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28th FSS hosts triathlon

Corrie McFarland, a dependent, rides her bicycle during a triathlon at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Sept. 15, 2018. The 28th Force Support Squadron hosted the tri-to-b1 triathlon, which consisted of a 500-meter swim, a five-kilometer run and a 10-kilometer bicycle ride. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Karol)

Corrie McFarland, a dependent, rides her bicycle during a triathlon at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Sept. 15, 2018. The 28th Force Support Squadron hosted the tri-to-b1 triathlon, which consisted of a 500-meter swim, a five-kilometer run and a 10-kilometer bicycle ride. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Karol)

Jens Christenson, a 28th Civil Engineer Squadron engineer, runs a five kilometer race as part of a triathlon at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Sept. 15, 2018. The 28th Force Support Squadron hosted the tri-to-b1 triathlon, which consisted of a 500-meter swim, a five-kilometer run and a 10-kilometer bicycle ride. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Karol)

Jens Christenson, a 28th Civil Engineer Squadron engineer, runs a five kilometer race as part of a triathlon at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Sept. 15, 2018. The 28th Force Support Squadron hosted the tri-to-b1 triathlon, which consisted of a 500-meter swim, a five-kilometer run and a 10-kilometer bicycle ride. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Karol)

Senior Airman Andrew Kodis, a 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron load crew member, begins a five-kilometer run at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Sept. 15, 2018. The 28th Force Support Squadron hosted the tri-to-b1 triathlon, which consisted of a 500-meter swim, a five-kilometer run and a 10-kilometer bicycle ride. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Karol)

Senior Airman Andrew Kodis, a 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron load crew member, begins a five-kilometer run at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Sept. 15, 2018. The 28th Force Support Squadron hosted the tri-to-b1 triathlon, which consisted of a 500-meter swim, a five-kilometer run and a 10-kilometer bicycle ride. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Karol)

Participants of the tri-to-b1 triathlon, pose for a picture at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Sept. 15, 2018. The 28th Force Support Squadron hosted the tri-to-b1 triathlon, which consisted of a 500-meter swim, a five-kilometer run and a 10-kilometer bicycle ride. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Karol)

Participants of the tri-to-b1 triathlon, pose for a picture at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Sept. 15, 2018. The 28th Force Support Squadron hosted the tri-to-b1 triathlon, which consisted of a 500-meter swim, a five-kilometer run and a 10-kilometer bicycle ride. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Karol)

Staff Sgt. Roger Barrett, a 28th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment technician, dives into a pool at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Sept. 15, 2018. The 28th Force Support Squadron hosted the tri-to-b1 triathlon, which consisted of a 500-meter swim, a five-kilometer run and a 10-kilometer bicycle ride. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Karol)

Staff Sgt. Roger Barrett, a 28th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment technician, dives into a pool at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Sept. 15, 2018. The 28th Force Support Squadron hosted the tri-to-b1 triathlon, which consisted of a 500-meter swim, a five-kilometer run and a 10-kilometer bicycle ride. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Karol)

Staff Sgt. Roger Barrett, a 28th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment technician, turns around to start another lap in a pool at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Sept. 15, 2018. The 28th Force Support Squadron hosted the tri-to-b1 triathlon, which consisted of a 500-meter swim, a five-kilometer run and a 10-kilometer bicycle ride. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Karol)

Staff Sgt. Roger Barrett, a 28th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment technician, turns around to start another lap in a pool at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Sept. 15, 2018. The 28th Force Support Squadron hosted the tri-to-b1 triathlon, which consisted of a 500-meter swim, a five-kilometer run and a 10-kilometer bicycle ride. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Karol)

Participants swim laps in a pool as part of a triathlon at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Sept. 15, 2018. The 28th Force Support Squadron hosted the tri-to-b1 triathlon, which consisted of a 500-meter swim, a five-kilometer run and a 10-kilometer bicycle ride. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Karol)

Participants swim laps in a pool as part of a triathlon at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Sept. 15, 2018. The 28th Force Support Squadron hosted the tri-to-b1 triathlon, which consisted of a 500-meter swim, a five-kilometer run and a 10-kilometer bicycle ride. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Karol)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- The 28th Force Support Squadron hosted the tri-to-b1 triathlon to all who have base access. The triathlon consisted of three parts, which included a 500-meter swim, a five-kilometer run and a 10-kilometer bicycle ride. Participants could either compete individually or in teams. Participants were broken up into age groups to make the race as fair as possible. Winners were given a ribbon and second place was awarded a certificate.

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