Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal Crain Fellers was leading the World's Toughest Half triathlon at Railhead Park and was starting the run. A member of UC Berkeley's Team, Fellers would cover 1.2 miles in the water, 56 miles on a bike and run 13 miles.
Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal Emily Cocks of Napa finished first in the women's sprint division.
Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal Swimmers await the start of the Auburn Triathlon. Swimmers plunged into 64 degree water in Folsom Lake.
Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal World's Toughest Half participants get underway during the swim portion of the race.
Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal Local Sprint relay team members Ted Moore (L) and Tony Toohey (R) transistion from swim to bike at Folsom Lake. Also on their team was Mike Kutzman who was doing the run portion of the event.
Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal The Auburn Triathlon began at 6:30am with a chilly swim in 64 degree water at Folsom Lake Sunday morning. Hundreds of endurance athletes participated in the swim, bike, and run competition which ended at Auburn's Railhead Park.
Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal Luis Santos, of Portugal, was the first to cross the finish line in the Sprint division. Santos covered the half-mile swim, 18 mile bike ride and nearly four and a half mile run in an unoffical time of 1:36.
Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal Craig Fellers starts the 13 mile run Sunday. Fellers was the first of the World's Toughest Half participants to transistion at Railhead Park Sunday.