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Triathlon: Reed, Haskins win at Lifetime Fitness

Reed, Haskins win at LifeTime Fitness

New Zealand native Matt Reed of Boulder, Colo., and Sarah Haskins of Colorado Springs, Colo., won titles for the third straight year in Saturday’s 10th LifeTime Fitness Triathlon in Minneapolis. Each won $12,500 from a prize money purse of $50,000.

Reed, 35, was first in the men’s elite field in 1 hour, 50 minutes, 9 seconds for a 1.5-kilometer swim, 40K bike and 10K run. Andy Potts, 34, of Princeton, N.J. was second in 1:50:22. Four-time defending Pike Lake Triathlon champion David Thompson of St. Paul was seventh in 1:53:45 and had the fastest bike split (56:28).

Haskins, 30, led the elite women in 1:59:57 and Alicia Kaye, 27, a native of Smithers, British Columbia, was second in 2:03:23.

In Saturday’s 27th Timberman Triathlon, Brooks Grossinger, 34, of Mayer, Minn., led a field of 115 in the long course in 1:53:27 for a one-mile swim, 23.8-mile bike and six-mile run at Ruttger’s Sugar Lake Lodge in Grand Rapids. Marc Malinoski, 25, of Duluth was fourth in 1:58:35. Becky Youngberg, 37, of Eden Prairie, Minn., was the first woman in 2:04:35.

In an accompanying short-course race, Adam Himes, 39, of Plymouth, Minn., was first in a field of 179 in 1:03:44 and Tim Andrew, 46, of Duluth was second in 1:05:08. Leading the women was Tara Makinen, 32, of Grand Rapids in 1:08:58 and Jena Ogston, 40, of Duluth was second in 1:10:34.

Go to Duluth News Tribune for more information.

Posted on: July 11, 2011