Potsdam resident Jim Wilkes took on a USA Ultra Triathlons 703 mile Continuous Quintuple Anvil Triathlon at Lake Anna State Park in Virginia earlier this month. The event consisted of a 12-mile swim, a 560-mile bike, and 131-mile run. ‘Once the clock starts athletes have 132 hours to complete the race,’ Wilkes said. From left are Race Director Steve Kirby, Jim Wilkes, Amy Wilkes, and Co-Race Director Terri Smith. Photo by Sean Kelly, submitted by Wilkes.