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Naeth and Rapp win the Life Time Leadman Epic 250

Norton gets second.

Prince George’s Angela Naeth swam 1:18:17, and then put together the top bike (7:15:44) and run (1:53:59) combination to win (10:29:43) the inaugural Leadman EPIC 250. Toronto’s Tara Norton led Naeth out of the water (1:15:40) but finished approximately 26 minutes behind for second (10:56:06). Katya Meyers (USA) finished third in 11:39:24.

“Words fall short in describing today’s (race) but I’ll try,” tweeted Naeth. “A hot, hurtful hilly hurricane. The hardest thing I’ve ever done.”

American Jordan Rapp took the men’s title (9:32:19) thanks to a dominating ride of 6:24:20. He also had the lead swim (1:11:42), and ran a second best 1:53:26. Troy Jacobson, the man behind the Spinervals videos, placed second (10:33:24) and had the top run of 1:52:31. Kurt Holt (USA) finished third (12:20:52).

The Leadman distance consists of a 5 km swim, a 223 km bike, and a 22 km run.

Top 3 Women

1 NAETH, Angela CAN  10:29:43

2 NORTON, Tara CAN  10:56:06

3 MEYERS, Katya USA  11:39:24

Top 3 Men

1 RAPP, Jordan USA  9:32:19

2 JACOBSON, Troy USA  10:33:24

3 HOLT, Kurt USA  12:20:52

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