Triathletes compete in St. George Ironman

Posted at 9:40 PM, May 05, 2012
and last updated 2012-05-06 00:05:44-04

ST. GEORGE - More than 1,000 athletes gathered in St. George on Saturday for the city's third annual Ironman competition.

Ben Hoffman took home the top prize with a total time of 9:07:04. Meredith Kessler was first among the women and eighth overall with a time of 10:12:59.

This year's race will be the last full-length Ironman in St. George. Next year, the course will be split in half.