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A daunting challenge for a man of 65
Kevin Malone, 65, a 1969 graduate of Stewartville High School, completed his second Ironman Triathlon by bicycling 112 miles, as one of three phases he completed the Ironman Cozumel in Cozumel, Mexico on Nov. 27, 2011, he finished his second triathlon in Busselton, Australia, on Dec. 4, 2016.
Kevin Malone, 65, a 1969 graduate of Stewartville High School, completed his second Ironman Triathlon by bicycling 112 miles, as one of three phases he completed the Ironman Cozumel in Cozumel, Mexico on Nov. 27, 2011, he finished his second triathlon in Busselton, Australia, on Dec. 4, 2016.
Kevin Malone, 65, a 1969 graduate of Stewartville High School, completed his second Ironman Triathlon by running a full 26.2 mile marathon, as one of three phases he completed the Ironman Cozumel in Cozumel, Mexico on Nov. 27, 2011, he finished his second triathlon in Busselton, Australia, on Dec. 4, 2016.
Kevin Malone, 65, a 1969 graduate of Stewartville High School, completed his second Ironman Triathlon by running a full 26.2 mile marathon, as one of three phases he completed the Ironman Cozumel in Cozumel, Mexico on Nov. 27, 2011, he finished his second triathlon in Busselton, Australia, on Dec. 4, 2016.
About five years ago, Kevin Malone made his dream come true.
Malone, a 1969 graduate of Stewartville High School and a longtime family physician in Chula Vista, California, completed the Ironman Cozumel in Cozumel, Mexico on Nov. 27, 2011.
He was 60 years old when he swam 2.4 miles, rode his bicycle 112 miles and ran a full 26.2-mile marathon in 16 hours, 1 minute, placing 31st in his age group.
His accomplishment was chronicled in a feature story in the Jan. 3, 2012 edition of the Stewartville STAR.
"You train for a year, suffer for a day and brag about it for the rest of your life," Malone was quoted as saying in the STAR's story about a month after the triathlon. "There are not many people who are 60 years old who can do that."
Shortly after completing his first triathlon, Malone set a goal to finish a second one...





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