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Michele Henschel, 29, of Long Beach, finished first (Credit: Mary Kate Mahoney)

Michele Henschel, 29, of Long Beach, finished first out of the women at the TOBAY Triathlon with a time of 1:02:04. (Aug. 26, 2012)

TOBAY Triathlon supports Wounded Warriors

Organized by the Greater Long Island Running Club, the TOBAY Triathlon benefits the Wounded Warriors Project, an organization that supports injured service members and veterans. The 1,400 competitors swim a half-mile, bike 15 kilometers and finish with a 5K run.

The first wave of TOBAY Triathlon swimmers take
(Credit: Mary Kate Mahoney)

The first wave of TOBAY Triathlon swimmers take off at 7:30 a.m. Sunday for the half-mile swim in Oyster Bay Harbor. (Aug. 26, 2012)

The TOBAY Triathlon was the first triathlon for
(Credit: Mary Kate Mahoney)

The TOBAY Triathlon was the first triathlon for Bradley Scalise, 31, of Carle Place. (Aug. 26, 2012)

Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park was filled with spectators
(Credit: Mary Kate Mahoney)

Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park was filled with spectators cheering on the 1,400 athletes who participated in the TOBAY Triathlon. (Aug. 26, 2012)

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Darren Gerbosi, 45, and Cheryl Russo, 38, both
(Credit: Mary Kate Mahoney)

Darren Gerbosi, 45, and Cheryl Russo, 38, both from Oyster Bay, are members of Team Wagner, an organization that participates in the TOBAY Triathlon to raise money for various charities. (Aug. 26, 2012)

Cyclists approach the last leg of the race,
(Credit: Mary Kate Mahoney)

Cyclists approach the last leg of the race, a 5K run, at the TOBAY Triathlon. (Aug. 26, 2012)

A young volunteer presents a medal to a
(Credit: Mary Kate Mahoney)

A young volunteer presents a medal to a finisher at the TOBAY Triathlon. (Aug. 26, 2012)

Michele Henschel, 29, of Long Beach, finished first
(Credit: Mary Kate Mahoney)

Michele Henschel, 29, of Long Beach, finished first out of the women at the TOBAY Triathlon with a time of 1:02:04. (Aug. 26, 2012)

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