the last athlete

The Last Athlete

At every race there is a first athlete. This person gets glory and sometimes cash. Every race also has a last athlete. We love the last athlete. Their determination to finish a long multisport race like a triathlon or SwimRun exemplifies grit and spirit. Strangers shed tears seeing the last athlete cross the finish line. Volunteers cheer. And race directors finally exhale. The last athlete reminds…


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