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While You Were Sleeping, Rahm Emanuel Competed in a Triathlon

By Soyoung Kwak in News on Aug 28, 2011 4:00PM

While most of us normal people were sleeping soundly in our respective homes early Sunday morning, Rahm Emanuel and thousands of others competed in the 2011 Life Time Chicago Triathlon downtown.

Competing in the Chicago triathlon is no easy task, requiring as much strength as it does endurance. While the thought of jumping into the cold lake early in the morning is severely daunting, it was no fearful task for Mayor Emanuel. It appears that Mayor Emanuel took part in the sprint distance course, which comprises of a 0.47-mile swim, a 13.67-mile bike ride and a 3.1-mile run.

Not too shabby for our new mayor.