9:09 AM: Jordan Jones, 31, from Golden, Colorado makes it to the finish line first. He was the winner of last year's Triathlon—this is the fourth time he has participated.
8:41 AM: The first bikers have made it to Claire's Climb.
8:00 AM: The last of 14 waves is in the water.
7:45 AM: "Gather around for some last-minute instructions."
The 2012 Westchester Triathlon is underway as triathletes head into the Long Island Sound in waves.
There are about 1,600 entered in the where the racers are competing in an Olympic distance race—a 9/10ths mile swim in Long Island Sound; a 25 mile scenic bike course; and a 6.2 mile run.
Stick with Patch for coverage of the whole morning, and check out these links for more on the event.
Possible Detours Sunday for Westchester Triathlon
28th Annual Westchester Triathlon Raises Funds for Charity