Locals power through Ironman

Three locals represented Kauai in the 35th annual Ironman World Championships in Kona on Saturday.

So how’d they do?

Quite well.

Joe Kali finished the 140.6-mile course in 9 hours, 45 minutes and 47 seconds, according to the race’s website results.

The courses sits in the middle of lava fields on the westside of the Big Island, and is comprised of three sections: a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride and a 26.2-mile run.

Kali, 28, who runs Blue Dolphin Charters in Port Allen, finished the swim in 1:04:35, the bike in 5:01:01 and the marathon in 3:31:18.

Brandon Jacinto crossed the finish line in 11:28:57. The 28-year-old lifeguard for the County of Kauai, knocked out the swim in 1:07:19, the bike in 5:54:41 and the run in 4:16:15.

Mary Castelanelli, 28, finished the grueling race in 11:32:15.

The teacher from Kilauea swam the first leg in 1:09:41, biked 112 miles in 6:29:25 and ran a 3:44:23 marathon


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