Cameron Dye (of Boulder, CO) won the male professional division in
1:51.56 and Sarah Haskins (of Clermont, FL) won the female professional
division in 2:01.59 at today's 2014 Life Time Tri South Beach. Nearly
3,000 pro, elite, amateur and first-time triathletes competed in the
event, produced and presented by Life
Time - The Healthy Way of Life CompanySM
with the support of the Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority.
The event kicked off the 2014
Life Time Tri Series and raised a record $435,000 in support of St.
Jude Children's Research Hospital®.
In the male professional division, Greg Bennett (of Boulder, CO)
finished second with a time of 1:53.29, followed by third-place finisher
Michael Poole (of Tampa, FL) with a time of 1:54.00. In the female
professional division, Helle Frederiksen (of Clermont, FL) finished
second with a time of 2:02.34, while Alicia Kaye (of Clermont, FL)
finished third with a time of 2:05.08. Forty-five professional
triathletes participated in the event which offered a $30,000 prize
The Life Time Tri South Beach continued a six-year tradition of
benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in their efforts to
lead the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer
and other deadly diseases. 'St.
Jude Heroes,' or those who committed to raise funds and "tri" for
the kids of St. Jude, raised funds to help ensure families never receive
a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food.
For complete results from the 2014 Life Time Tri South Beach, visit SouthBeachTriathlon.com.
The second event in the 2014 Life Time Tri Series will take place April
13, 2014, at Life
Time Tri Marquee in Tempe, Ariz., followed by Life
Time Tri CapTex on May 26, 2014, in Austin, TX. Registration is
still open for both events at lifetimetri.com.
For more information and updates on the Life Time Tri series, visit lifetimetri.com,
"Like" the Life
Time Tri Facebook page or follow @lifetimetri on Twitter.
More information about Life Time Athletic Events is available at EventsByLifeTime.com
and on Twitter @lifetimefitness.
About St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® is leading the way the
world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other deadly
diseases. St. Jude has the world's best survival rates for the most
aggressive childhood cancers, and treatments invented at St. Jude have
helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent
to 80 percent since we opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude is
working to drive the overall survival rate for childhood cancer to 90
percent in the next decade. St. Jude freely shares the breakthroughs we
make, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists
worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children.
Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel,
housing and food - because all a family should worry about is helping
their child live. Join the St. Jude mission by visiting stjude.org
or following St. Jude on facebook.com/stjude
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 April 6,
2014, the Company operated 109 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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