Maryvale Senior Completes Ironman Race

Posted by Community Relations Department on 11/27/2013

Senior David McDonough completed the Ironman race on Sunday and was one of the youngest of the 2,600 finishers.  It was his first ever triathlon.   McDonough finished the grueling 140.6 mile course in a time of 14 hours and ten minutes.  The course consists of a 2.4-mile swim in Tempe Town Lake, a 112-mile bike ride, and a 26.2-mile run.  McDonough, who runs track and cross country for the Panthers, is the first Maryvale student to complete in this event while still a senior in high school.  He is also a honor/AP student and a section leader for o Marching Band.