Ironman is local

Todd Ackerman, who lives in Higgins Bay on Piseco Lake, competed in the Lake Placid Ironman Sunday, July 28. He finished in 12 hours, 50 minutes and 18 seconds. The race covers 140.6 miles over land and water: a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bicycle and a 26.2-mile run. He is shown here with daughters Holland, left, and Piper, right, after the race. (Photo submitted)