Navigation Links
Defending Champions Andy Potts and Leanda Cave Win 28th Annual Accenture Escape From Alcatraz(TM) Triathlon Sunday, June 8
Date:6/8/2008

SAN FRANCISCO, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 2,000 amateur and professional athletes competed in the 28th annual Accenture Escape From Alcatraz(TM) Triathlon Sunday, June 8, with Andy Potts from Colorado Springs, Colo. winning the prestigious event for the second year in a row. Featuring a 1.5 mile swim from Alcatraz Island to the shore, an 18-mile bike and an 8-mile run through San Francisco, this race is considered one of the most difficult triathlons in the world.
(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080608/AQSU001)

Top Finishers:

First Place: Andy Potts, Colorado Springs, CO, time: 2:01:57

Leanda Cave, Mill Valley, CA, time: 2:15:37

Second Place: Graham O'Grady, New Zealand, time: 2:02:32

Becky Lavelle, Los Gatos, CA, time: 2:15:52

Third Place: Craig Alexander, Australia, time: 2:02:53

Mirinda Carfrae, Boulder, CO, time: 2:16:47

"This is one of my favorite triathlons in the world and I'm thrilled to have been able to come back to San Francisco, defend my title and win for the second year in a row," said Accenture Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon Winner Andy Potts. "Because the field of competitors and the terrain of this race are so challenging, winning today is a great confidence builder for the Olympic qualifying race I have coming up in two weeks."

Also defending her title and winning for the second year in a row is Bay Area local Leanda Cave. Athletes from more than 23 different countries and all over the nation fared well with near perfect conditions and sunny skies. A number of physically challenged athletes, including a number of war veterans, also participated and completed the race on behalf of the Challenged Athletes Foundation.

Official sponsors include: title sponsor Accenture; co-sponsor Toyota; official
'/>"/>

SOURCE Accenture Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Defending Champion Woody Austin Helps Memphis Kick-off Countdown to 2008 Stanford St. Jude Championship
2. HHS Secretary Leavitt Praised for Defending Physicians Conscience Rights
3. Higher Education Leaders Receive TCWF Champions of Health Professions Diversity Award
4. Bank of America to Tee Up a Delicious Weekend at the 2008 Bank of America Championship
5. Fitness and Figure Professionals Adela Garcia and Sonia Adcock to Represent GNC at Contra Costa Championship
6. Brooks Brothers CEO at St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital(R) To Announce Partnership With Stanford St. Jude Championship
7. Management Consultancy Announces Inaugural Infinitive Championship Series
8. Champions Biotechnology, Inc. Reports Two Cents per Share Earnings for Three Quarters Ended January 31, 2008
9. Natural Nutritions Spokesperson and Athlete Natalie Waples Wins 2008 Arnold Amateur Figure Championship
10. The physiology of champions
11. Stanford St. Jude Championship Presents $1.76 Million Donation To St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital(R)
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/21/2014)... The cost of diabetes care in the United States ... more than $322 billion annually, a new report shows. ... prediabetes care, which have risen 74 percent, and undiagnosed ... In 2012, excess medical costs and lost productivity ... American. That total includes $244 billion in medical costs ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... 2014 Richard Wolfe, co-founder and ... present advanced benefits administration strategies during the Game ... Leadership Summit. This Game Changer breakout session enables ... present cutting-edge solutions and best practices to top ... real-time data exchange between health and welfare benefits ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... Kansas City, Mo (PRWEB) November 21, 2014 ... has received the Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure ... improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American ... guidelines for heart failure patients. , Get With ... that helps hospital teams provide the most up-to-date, ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... NJ (PRWEB) November 21, 2014 The ... homemade, high calorie dishes, plenty of gravy and a ... could be the best time of year to begin ... Diet Doc has uncovered the secret to losing unhealthy, ... the fattening holiday recipes. , The insight to Diet ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... Midway through the research period for the 2015 ... of Health Plans, preliminary data shows volatility in the ... is a comprehensive resource with enrollment data and contact ... 2015 edition will be available in February. ... Division, the company’s exclusive in-house research team, have identified ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cost of Diabetes Care Keeps Climbing, Report Shows 2Health News:Empyrean Benefit Solutions CEO Sharing Latest Benefits Administration Strategies with Houston HR Leaders 2Health News:Empyrean Benefit Solutions CEO Sharing Latest Benefits Administration Strategies with Houston HR Leaders 3Health News:Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute Awarded Get With The Guidelines Heart Failure Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award 2Health News:Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute Awarded Get With The Guidelines Heart Failure Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award 3Health News:Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute Awarded Get With The Guidelines Heart Failure Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award 4Health News:Diet Doc Releases New Calorie Loading Diet Plans - the Perfect Way to Jump Start the Metabolism and Begin Weight Loss During Thanksgiving 2Health News:Diet Doc Releases New Calorie Loading Diet Plans - the Perfect Way to Jump Start the Metabolism and Begin Weight Loss During Thanksgiving 3Health News:Diet Doc Releases New Calorie Loading Diet Plans - the Perfect Way to Jump Start the Metabolism and Begin Weight Loss During Thanksgiving 4Health News:Data from Atlantic Information Services’s Forthcoming Directory Shows Volatility in U.S. Health Care Market 2
... , McALLEN, Texas, Dec. 3 The Ensign ... it has acquired three Texas skilled nursing facilities: the ... the 100-bed Alta Vista Rehabilitation & Healthcare in Brownsville; ... The acquisitions were effective December 1, 2009. , (Logo: ...
... , MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 3 The American Association of Poison ... Minneapolis, Minnesota as an accredited poison control center - a ... AAPCC places the Hennepin Regional Poison Center among 58 accredited ... major accomplishment. It means we have met the national standards ...
... , NEW YORK, Dec. ... is available in its catalogue: , Point of Care ... review and analysis of the point of care (POC) diagnostics ... POC diagnostics industry , Covers federal regulation of POC ...
... , Statement by John Gay, Executive Director and ... to a new campaign launched today by the U.S. ... marketplace of "rogue" marketers selling steroids as dietary supplements, ... association representing retailers and manufacturers of dietary supplements and ...
... finds rising incidence of obesity could counter recent increases in ... health of the U.S. population has improved over the past ... but a new study suggests those gains might soon be ... level off or drop. , If current trends in both ...
... added batches now available, many more to come, NIH director ... stem cell lines have been added to the pool that ... lines will soon be made available, U.S. health officials announced ... lines approved for research funded by the U.S. National Institutes ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:The Ensign Group Acquires Three Texas Skilled Nursing Facilities 2Health News:The Ensign Group Acquires Three Texas Skilled Nursing Facilities 3Health News:Hennepin Regional Poison Center Designated as an Accredited Poison Control Center 2Health News:Reportlinker Adds Point of Care Diagnostics 2Health News:Reportlinker Adds Point of Care Diagnostics 3Health News:Reportlinker Adds Point of Care Diagnostics 4Health News:Reportlinker Adds Point of Care Diagnostics 5Health News:Reportlinker Adds Point of Care Diagnostics 6Health News:Reportlinker Adds Point of Care Diagnostics 7Health News:Reportlinker Adds Point of Care Diagnostics 8Health News:Reportlinker Adds Point of Care Diagnostics 9Health News:Reportlinker Adds Point of Care Diagnostics 10Health News:Reportlinker Adds Point of Care Diagnostics 11Health News:Reportlinker Adds Point of Care Diagnostics 12Health News:Natural Products Association Issues Statement on New Supplement Safety Campaign 2Health News:Health Gains From Lowered Smoking Rates in Jeopardy 2Health News:Health Gains From Lowered Smoking Rates in Jeopardy 3Health News:U.S. Approves New Stem Cell Lines for Publicly Funded Research 2Health News:U.S. Approves New Stem Cell Lines for Publicly Funded Research 3
(Date:11/21/2014)... --  Wellcentive , the industry leader in end-to-end ... today being named one of the four finalists ...  Sponsored by Intel, the world leader in computing ... companies developing leading-edge technology and unique approaches to ... Wellcentive,s Mason Beard , senior vice ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... Nov. 18, 2014 Respiratory Motion and IMI ... medical device and services providers in Japan ... Respiratory Motion,s innovative respiratory depression monitor, the ExSpiron™. As ... are working together to connect the clinical community in ... history of bringing innovative medical devices and new technology ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... 18, 2014 Investor-Edge has initiated coverage ... ), Geron Corporation (NASDAQ: GERN ), Tekmira Pharmaceuticals ... GALE ), and XOMA Corporation (NASDAQ: ... accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register . The US markets ... as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 17,647.75, up ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Wellcentive Named Finalist for 2014 Intel Innovation Award 2Wellcentive Named Finalist for 2014 Intel Innovation Award 3Prominent Japanese Med Device Provider to be Respiratory Motion's Exclusive Partner for World's #2 Medical Market 2Prominent Japanese Med Device Provider to be Respiratory Motion's Exclusive Partner for World's #2 Medical Market 3Prominent Japanese Med Device Provider to be Respiratory Motion's Exclusive Partner for World's #2 Medical Market 4Today's Review on Biotech Equities - Exelixis, Geron, Tekmira Pharma, Galena Biopharma, and XOMA 2Today's Review on Biotech Equities - Exelixis, Geron, Tekmira Pharma, Galena Biopharma, and XOMA 3Today's Review on Biotech Equities - Exelixis, Geron, Tekmira Pharma, Galena Biopharma, and XOMA 4Today's Review on Biotech Equities - Exelixis, Geron, Tekmira Pharma, Galena Biopharma, and XOMA 5
Large: 22 x 25 mm, 0.9 x 1.0 inches. With holes. For support of the orbital rim following enucleation. Available in methylmethacrylate....
Designed to insert eye spheres using spring loaded plunger. Polished finish. Overall length: 125 mm, 4.9 inches....
... Size: 3.0 x 7.5 x 80 ... Sponge II line designed by Harvey ... is a closed cell sponge which ... soft with rounded edges to minimize ...
... mm. Storz offers the original Scleral ... A. Lincoff, M.D. The material is ... non-toxic and non-antigenic. Implants are soft ... intrusion. These implants are packaged sterile ...
Medicine Products: