Andy Baldwin, TV's 'The Bachelor,' Pamela Conley Ulich, Mayor Pro-Tem of
Malibu Win Race's Celebrity Division
MALIBU, Calif., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning over three thousand athletes from around the country gathered on Zuma Beach to participate in the 21st Annual Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by Toyota. This year's event raised over $718,000 for Childrens Hospital Los Angeles Pediatric Cancer Research.
Malibu residents and visitors look forward to this truly inspirational event every summer as it brings together people from all walks of life and from around the world. Thousands of spectators lined the route to cheer on their favorite athletes as they began the race at 7:15AM. Racers navigated a course that began with a 1/2-mile swim in the Pacific Ocean, followed by an 18-mile bike ride along Pacific Coast Highway and ended with a 4-mile run along Zuma Beach.
Chris Foster or Thousand Oaks, CA took home the top prize in the Men's Elite Division with a time of 1:15:32.0, while Anissa Sequin of Malibu, CA took home the top prize in the Women's Elite Division with a time of 1:30:06.7. Team Disney took home the top prize in the Entertainment Industry Challenge and Team Herbalife took home the top prize in the Corporate Challenge.
Prizes were also awarded to Team Disney and Team Amgen for raising the most money for Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. Team Disney who won in the Entertainment Industry Division raised $235,000, while Team Amgen raised $60,000 to take home top honors in the Corporate Division.
Adding to the excitement of this year's event, the race was honored to
have several Primetime Emmy nominees compete for top prize in the triathlon
including Jon Cryer, nominated for Outstanding Comedy Actor in a Comedy
Series for his role as Alan Harper in Two and a Half Men, and Felicity
Huffman, nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her
role as Lynette Scavo on Desperate House
|SOURCE Michael Epstein Sports Productions|
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