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Saturday, April 23, 2011
Evan Morrison Wins 24-mile Tampa Bay Marathon Swim
Evan has an unusually busy summer coming up. After finishing the Swim Miami 10K, he stepped up at today's Tampa Bay Marathon Swim, but he still has the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim in June and the Ederle Swim in October and the Kingdom Swim in Vermont and the Catalina Channel sometime in between. That is one very heavy DavidBarra-esque schedule.
Television coverage of the event is here.
The final results of the soloists and relays:
1. Evan Morrison – 8 hours 59 minutes
2. Tom Sherry – 9 hours 40 minutes
3. Kevin Anderson – 9 hours 56 minutes
4. Frank Kriegler – 10 hours 5 minutes
5. Barbara Held – 10 hours 21 minutes
6. Scott Richards – 10 hours 35 minutes
7. Douglas McConnell – 10 hours 44 minutes
8. Cynthia Walsh – 10 hours 50 minutes
9. Anthony McCarley – 11 hours 26 minutes
10. Bob Needham – 11 hours 26 minutes
11. Bridgette Hobart – 11 hours 51 minutes
12. Flavia Zappa – 15 hours 10 minutes
13. Jennifer McCormick – 12 hours 16 minutes
14. Michelle Nelson – 12 hours 19 minutes
15. Alan Morrison – 14 hours 23 minutes
Eric Arndt, Willy Blumentals, Kimberly Plewa, Don Macdonald – DNF
1. Dream Team – 8 hours 21 minutes (Casey Gemunder, Jessica Delgehausen, Drew Onken)
2. Angry Fish – 9 hours 43 minutes (Tom McEvoy, Chris Kirwin, Jordan Lewis, Mike Regan, Barb Good Toohey, Dan Snyder)
3. Holiday in Cambodia – 9 hours 4 minutes (Tim Kennedy, Chris Burke)
4. The No Names – 9 hours 54 minutes (Pat Marzulli, Mark Smitherman, Joe Lain)
5. Bart 'n' Arnie – 10 hours 58 minutes (Bart Cobb, Arnie Bellini)
6. Kentucky Girls Swim Barefoot – 10 hours 40 minutes (Nancy McElwain, Linda Fijol, Christina Norris, Ashli Collins, Sally DiLaura, Susan Ehringer)
7. Team Impromptu – 11 hours 51 minutes (Mo Siegel, Suzie Dods, Ric Nadel, Terri Pyle)
8. Fear No Distance – 10 hours 59 minutes (Lori Carena, Julie Sheldon)
9. 3 Y's Guys Swim for Richard – 10 hours 35 minutes (Paul Kiell, William Raynes, Michael Raynes, Douglas Munch)
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