Cheryl Mercedes completes her first Ironman

THE WOODLANDS, TX (WAFB) - WAFB would like to give a special congratulations to a member of our family.

Anchor Cheryl Mercedes completed her first Ironman in Texas on Saturday.

She swam 2.4 miles, biked 112 miles, and ran a 26.2-mile marathon to cap it off.

She finished in a time of 13 hours, 39 minutes, and 31 seconds.

Way to go, Cheryl.

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