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Three Felt athletes make Top-5 at Escape from Alcatraz Tri!

Monday, June 15, 2009
San Francisco - Felt triathletes David Thompson, Becky Lavelle and Michellie Jones (both left) all raced extremely well at the NorCal multi-sport classic, Escape from Alcatraz over the weekend.

While none of Felt's finiest earned top spot on the podium this time, all three - aboard their Felt DA's - made the top-5 and sent signs that things are pointed the right direction!  David finished second only to 3-time champ Andy Potts and in the women's event Becky and MJ came 3rd and 5th, respecitively.

Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon, June 14, 2009
1.5-mile swim, 18-mile bike, 8-mile run

Men
1. Andy Potts (USA)  - 2:07:25
2. David Thompson (USA) - 2:09:51
3. Graham O’Grady (NZL) - 2:10:37
4. Brian Fleischmann (USA)    2:12:42
5. Victor Plata (USA) - 2:13:52

Women
1. Mary Beth Ellis (USA) - 2:21:23
2. Leanda Cave (GBR) - 2:23:02
3. Becky Lavelle (USA) - 2:24:00
4. Kelly Couch (USA) - 2:25:39
5. Michellie Jones (AUS) - 2:27:43