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Crosslaker beats Whitefish Warrior

Jonah Selner keeps his face out of the mud as Greg Selner drops into the final Whitefish Warrior obstacle on Aug. 4.1 / 4
Jonah Selner is just ahead of Greg Selner at the Crosslake Whitefish Warrior event Aug. 4.2 / 4
Jonah Selner learns from Chip Lohmiller that water from the fire hose is not warm after a very muddy Whitefish Warrior event Aug. 4.3 / 4
Miranda Piehl and Megan Malecha try to strike abalance between getting their hair caught in the nets or dipping their faces in mud during the Whitefish Warrior event Aug. 4.4 / 4

Aaron Patton of Crosslake was the first to cross the finish line at Whitefish Warrior on Aug. 4 with a time of 13:55 after two grueling miles of obstacles.

Obstacles included many test of physical endurance and coordination including an archery challenge, a kayak course, a wall and a crawl through a muddy pit. Finishers got to look forward to an ice-cold shower from a fire hose and a medal. Kyle Mehrhof of Coon Rapids brought in second place with a time of 14:27 with Christopher Johnson of Orono coming in third at 15:24. The women's bracket had three Edina residents finishing in the top three with Jessica Brenner at 20:53, Krissy Kerr at 21:20 and Judy Brenner at 25:13.