Santa Cruz resident Johan Schimmel finished 24th in the Auburn International Triathlon half ironman on Sunday, braving wind and temperatures that hit the high 80s en route to also taking second in his age group.

Schimmel, 49, ranked 14th in both the swim and the bike. He finished the 1.2-mile swim in 36 minutes, 33.8 seconds and completed the 56-mile bike in 3:08:16.3. He finished the 13.1-mile run in 3:11:32.8 for an overall time of 5:59:18.1.

Chris Pollak won in 4:58:42.4.

— Christina Gullickson, on Twitter @CGullTweets