Swim, bike, run — for exercise and fun

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Emerging from the water of Rensselaer Lake in the Pine Bush Preserve, 10-year-old Faith Borkowski from Niskayuna competes in the annual Pine Bush Triathlon on Sunday. Borkowski completed the triathlon in 100th place with a total time of 1 hour, 22 minutes, and 40 seconds.

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Pedaling hard, overall top female finisher, Shylah Weber of Rensselaer, cycles up Western Avenue in Guilderland as she heads towards the running portion. Weber finished 10th overall with a time of 1 hour, 3 minutes, and 46 seconds.

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Pedaling hard, overall top female finisher, Shylah Weber of Rensselaer, cycles up Western Avenue in Guilderland as she heads towards the running portion. Weber finished 10th overall with a time of 1 hour, 3 minutes, and 46 seconds.

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Way out in front, overall top male, Nicholas Rindenello of Harvard, bikes alone up Western Avenue; his overall triathlon time was 55 minutes and 1 second.

The annual Pine Bush Triathlon — held this year on Sunday, July 13 — involves a 325-yard swim, followed by a 11.5-mile cycle, and finally, a 3.25-mile run.

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