Ben Collins, Alicia Kay are NYC Triathlon winners
NEW YORK (AP) Ben Collins of Seattle and Alicia Kaye of Clermont, Florida, won the pro divisions of the New York City Triathlon.
Collins was timed in 1 hour, 43 minutes, 25 seconds on Sunday and Kaye in 1:54:52. Nearly 4,000 pro, elite, amateur and physically challenged athletes competed.
Collins was followed by Kaleb Vanort of Mishawaka, Indiana in 1:44:05 and Chris Foster of Redondo Beach, California in 1:45:14. Radka Vodickova of Orlando, Florida, was second among the pro women at 1:59:16 while Jillian Petersen of St. Louis was third in 2:01:19.
In the competition sponsored by Panasonic participants swam nine-tenths of a mile in the Hudson River, cycled 25 miles on the Henry Hudson Parkway and ran 6.2 miles in Central Park.