Andrew Cawood of Marietta claims title for second straight year
ATLANTA, GA (October 4, 2014) – Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life Company (NYSE: LTM), and Michelob ULTRA hosted more than 2,500 runners and walkers at the annual Atlanta 13.1 Marathon on Saturday, October 4. This year’s race brought significant changes including Michelob ULTRA as the new title sponsor and a new course in Forsyth County.
Andrew Cawood of Marietta, Georgia, won first place in the male division for the second straight year with a time of 1:16:04. Tim Price of Warren, Pennsylvania, took second place with a time of 1:19:23, while Steven Bothe Jr. from Newnan, Georgia, earned third place with a time of 1:19:50.
“While the new course was beautiful, it was incredibly challenging.” Cawood said of the race. “It’s very hilly, so the down hills and flats have to be run a little bit harder. After winning last year, it was my goal to win again this year and I’m happy to have done that. Life Time does such a great job putting on the race – great medals, great food, the course is really well marked and very well organized. I try to do this race every year.”
On the women’s side, Megan Kelly of New York, New York, claimed first place with a time of 1:27:38. Placing second was Tara Harris of Marietta, Georgia, with a time of 1:28:32, and Kristie Leigh from Macon, Georgia, took third with a time of 1:29:03.
The 5K event was won by a husband and wife pair from Jacksonville, Florida. Dean Krueger won the men’s division with a time of 00:19:46 while wife Michelle Krueger took the female crown with a winning time of 00:21:24.
Michelob ULTRAelevated the post-race experience for runners with festivities including an outdoor beer garden, a main stage featuring live music by local band Whiskey Belt and food tastings from Forsyth County restaurants.
Michelob ULTRA Atlanta 13.1 Marathon® Race Results
Male Overall Race Results
|Andrew Cawood||Marietta, Georgia||1:16:04|
|Tim Price||Warren, Pennsylvania||1:19:23|
|Steven Bothe Jr||Newnan, Georgia||1:19:50|
Female Overall Race Results
|Megan Kelly||New York, New York||1:27:38|
|Tara Harris||Marietta, Georgia||1:28:32|
|Kristie Leigh||Macon, Georgia||1:29:03|
Life Time Fitness 5K Race Results
Male Division Race Results
|Dean Krueger||Jacksonville, Florida||00:19:46|
|Enock Godi||Atlanta, Georgia||00:21:16|
|Edward Blaha||Atlanta, Georgia||00:21:56|
Female Division Race Results
|Michelle Krueger||Jacksonville, Florida||00:21:24|
|Kimberly Whiting||Suwanee, Georgia||00:21:59|
|Megan Gorgone||Cumming, Georgia||00:22:57|
All results are available at: http://www.131marathon.com/atlanta/
About the Michelob ULTRA 13.1 Marathon® Series
The Michelob ULTRA Atlanta 13.1 Marathon® is a part of the nationwide Michelob ULTRA 13.1 Marathon® series, produced by Life Time. Started in 2008, the series is unique in that it provides participants with the atmosphere and amenities of a large marquee event while maintaining the convenience and personalized experience of a smaller field. The series currently has stops in Boston, New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, and Dallas.
About Life Time Fitness, Inc.
As The Healthy Way of Life Company, Life Time Fitness (NYSE:LTM) helps organizations, communities and individuals achieve their total health objectives, athletic aspirations and fitness goals by engaging in their areas of interest — or discovering new passions — both inside and outside of Life Time’s distinctive and large sports, professional fitness, family recreation and spa destinations, most of which operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Company’s Healthy Way of Life approach enables members to achieve this by providing the best programs, people and places of uncompromising quality and value. As of October 4, 2014, the Company operated 112 centers under the LIFE TIME FITNESS® and LIFE TIME ATHLETIC® brands in the United States and Canada. Additional information about Life Time centers, programs and services is available at lifetimefitness.com.
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