Duathlon

More than 200 participate in Father's Day race to benefit Meals on Wheels

More than 200 participate in Father's Day race to benefit Meals on Wheels

When Ben Freed was in the fourth grade, he ran a 15-minute mile. His father took him to train at a local community college. A few years later, Freed's grandfather gave him his first real road bike.

As Freed competed during Sunday's annual Meals on Wheels Father's Day Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon, he thought of both his father and grandfather's influence. Freed, now 20, finished first in the triathlon, taking just more than an hour to complete a 400-meter swim, 14-mile bike ride and 3-mile run.

"It's what I asked him for for Father's Day," said his dad, Eric Freed. "And he delivered."

More than 200 participated in the event, held at the South Carroll Swim...

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