Twelsiek, Naeth Win LeadmanTri 125 Las Vegas
Germany's Maik Twelsiek and Canada's Angela Naeth won today's Leadmantri Epic 125.
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Germany’s Maik Twelsiek and Canada’s Angela Naeth won today’s Leadmantri Epic 125.
See the announcement form LeadmanTri below:
An elite field of some of the toughest amateur and professional triathletes competed in the LeadmanTri Epic 125 on March 31. Truly unique, the event provides a challenging 125-kilometer course through the desert outside Las Vegas.
Competing against a stellar field of world-class professionals on the event’s ultra-distance course, Angela Naeth won the women’s professional division at 5:07:41 and Maik Twelsiek won the men’s professional division at 4:44:57.
In the women’s professional division, Jackie Arendt finished second with a time of 5:23:49, while Christine Anderson finished third with a time of 5:32:22. In the men’s professional division, Matt Russell finished second with a time of 4:50:33, followed by third-place finisher Thomas Gerlach with a time of 4:52:32.
For the women’s amateur division, Kara Nielsen finished with a time of 5:59:40, followed by second-place finisher Cathy Yndestad with a time of 6:08:58 and third place finisher Lisa Heisinger with a time of 6:23:26. In the men’s amateur division, Tim Hola finished at 5:02:44, followed by second-place finisher Tom Trauger with a time of 5:19:57 and third place finisher Ryan McGuigan with a time of 5:20:53.
Saturday’s Leadman relay division saw the team of Becky Lamph, Bryson Perry and Ken Cooper take first place in 4:53:43, ahead of Kevin Scott, Chris Armstrong and Suzanne MacIsaac, who came in second with a time of 5:39:54.
The LeadmanTri includes a 2.5-kilometer swim starting at Boulder Beach near Dead Man’s Island, followed by a challenging 109.5-kilometer bike on twisting high desert mountain roads and finishes with a 13-kilometer run that climbs the River Mountain Trail to Boulder City, home of the Hoover Dam.