Published on August 8th, 2022 | by Staples Soccer


Mikey Scott ’11 Crushes Alaska Ironman

Michael Scott ’11 crushed it.

The University of Michigan graduate — and star on Staples’ 2009 state championship team, known for (among other things) his sizzling long throw-ins — finished Juneau’s Ironman Alaska yesterday in an astonishing 10 hours, 18 minutes and 48 seconds.

He ignored stunning views to swim 2.4 miles in Auke Lake in 36:33. He biked 112 miles along the Glacier Highway in 9:49.09. Then he ran 26.2 miles through the lush Mendenhall Valley rainforest in 3:29:42.

That was good (great!) for 23rd place, out of 733 competitors — and 3rd out of 36, in his men’s age 25-29 age group.

Congratulations, Mikey. Now take a well=deserved rest!

Mikey Scott has always had his eye on the prize. (Photo/Carl McNair)

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