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Staff Report
12:41 pm CST November 28, 2017

FROM THE NEW LENOX PATRIOT

NL resident accomplishes dream of racing at Ironman World Championship

Twenty years ago or so, Michael Boyle, of New Lenox, happened upon the Ironman World Championship on television.

Right away, Boyle was taken in by the extreme nature of the sport. But he also was captivated by the emotion of it.

He remembers one of the athletes — a woman who was well known to the sport — was struggling during the race.