Life Time Tri Oceanside caps off the 2013 triathlon season and awards $50,000 cash prize to Life Time Tri Series Champion Kaye
CHANHASSEN, Minn. / SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Oct. 20, 2013) —The inaugural Life Time Tri Oceanside, the championship event of the 2013 Life Time Tri Series, crowned Alicia Kaye and Helle Frederiksen as winners today in beautiful Oceanside Harbor. Produced and presented by Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life Company (NYSE:LTM), Life Time Tri Oceanside invited athletes and spectators alike to experience the final event of the 2013 Life Time Tri series—and the championship of 12 Life Time Tri events across the country—as well as the Toyota Triple Crown Series finale. Spectators cheered on Kaye who ultimately took home the Toyota Triple Crown Triathlon Series championship crown with 63 points.
Stuart Hayes (London, UK) won the male professional division at 1:48:43 while Kaye (Clermont, FL) won the female professional division at 1:58:34. In the male professional division, Eric Lagerstrom (Gresham, OR) finished second with a time of 1:48:55, followed by third-place finisher Cameron Dye (Boulder, CO) with a time of 1:48:57. In the female professional division, Helle Frederiksen (Farum, DENMARK) finished second with a time of 1:59:53, while Lauren Goss (Clermont, FL) finished third with a time of 2:01:42.
As the final event of the 2013 Life Time Tri series, the championship boasted high stakes as athletes raced for their chance to be crowned Toyota Triple Crown Series champions. Frederiksen came in second in the series with 56.5 points and Dye came in third in the series with 54.5 points. Hosted by Life Time and Toyota, The Life Time Tri Pro Series cash purse offered $450,000, including $250,000 in individual race awards and an additional $200,000 awarded to Life Time Tri Pro Series champions crowned at the championship. With the addition of the Toyota Triple Crown, the overall 2013 Life Time Tri cash purse was $500,000.
For complete 2013 Life Time Tri Pro Series and Toyota Triple Crown Series results and point standings, visit lifetimetri.com, the official website of Life Time Tri. Updates also will be provided on Twitter by following @LifeTimeTri and by liking the Life Time Tri Facebook page.
Life Time Tri Oceanside was the last event in the 2013 Life Time Tri Series that included South Beach on April 7, 2013, Life Time Tri Marquee on April 14, 2013, Life Time Tri CapTex on May 27, 2013, Life Time Tri Trinona on June 9, 2013, Life Time Tri Minneapolis on July 13, 2013, Life Time Tri Maple Grove on Aug. 24, 2013, Life Time Tri Chicago on Aug. 25, 2013, Life Time Tri Tempe on Sept. 22, 2013, Life Time Tri Dallas on Oct. 6, 2013 and Life Time Tri Soma on Oct. 20, 2013.
Registration for the 2014 Life Time Tri Series will open Nov. 1, 2013.
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