October 11, 2017 – Tempe AZ – Western State student, Blaine Brown, completed an Ironman 70.3 event, which is comprised of a 1.2-mile swim, a 56-mile bike, and a 13.1 mile run. Successful completion of an Ironman 70.3 denotes a course time under 8.5 hours. After overcoming a few “hurdles,” Blaine finished the Ironman 70.3 in just over 7 hours. Well done, Blaine!