Andrew Marschall of Corrales won first place overall at the City of Lakes triathlon, Olympic distance, held in Santa Rosa June 11, for the 2022 State Championship. USA Triathlon holds this state championship event in all 50 states to qualify for nationals and includes all age groups including high school athletes. Marschall, 29, will be racing at the nationals in Milwaukee on August 6, where he hopes to qualify for the world championships in 2023 in Pontevedra, Spain, representing the United States. He is studying business data analytics at the University of New Mexico. He has been competing in triathlons since he was 17.
“I was never a great athlete growing up, but kept training even after graduating high school because I loved it. I’ve been living in Corrales for about five years now, and love running on the trails in the area.”