Carla Williams, an accomplished cyclist and triathlete from Baltimore, led the field in the second annual Anytime Fitness Duathlon in Forest Hill Saturday.
The race – 2 miles of running, 9.5 miles of biking and 2 more miles of running – drew 54 competitors, many of them first-time duathletes.
Williams completed the first run in 13:23 and averaged 21.5 mph on the bike course along Routes 23 and 24 and Jarrettsville Road. She ran the second 2 miles in 12:44 to finish in 52:29. Hers was the fastest time overall.
Justin Markel of Abingdon, won the men's race in 55:01. He averaged 21.7 mph on the bike and ran 13:17 and 14:51 to finish 1:42 ahead of runner-up...