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Harrison Greathouse crosses the finish line at the Hy-Vee IronKids U.S. Triathlon Championships in Des Moines, Iowa. Greathouse finished the race in 31st place in the 8-year-old division. (Contributed)

Alex third grader competes in national triathlon

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Lincoln Elementary School third grader Harrison Greathouse had the opportunity to race in a national triathlon over Labor Day weekend, and he was rewarded by placing 31st out of 78 competitors in the 8-year-old division.


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Blaze Fugina
Blaze Fugina is a sports reporter at the Echo Press. Before working in Alexandria, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. He previously worked as the community editor of the Mound Laker for more than a year. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.
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