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Saturday, August 27, 2016
Megale Moves Magnificently In The Moose Migration
The Great Moose Migration is a 17.7 km marathon swim from Arrow Rock Dam to Lucky Peak Dam in Idaho (Dam2Dam). The race, founded by Oscar 'Moosie' Williamson, is now in its fifth year.
Anna Megale and Brigitta Gruenberg went 1-2 in the 11-mile swim with Tommy Schwartz finishing as the fastest man.
The Great Moose Migration is a swim that Moosie wanted to do for himself in 2012. The idea came about because triathlons usually have shorter swims and Moosie likes the swimming the best.
As do others.
1. Anna Megale 4 hours 36 minutes
2. Brigitta Gruenberg 4 hours 46 minutes
3. Tommy Schwartz 4 hours 55 minutes
4. Ken Classen 4 hours 58 minutes
5. James Mesplay 5 hours 7 minutes
6. Lloyd Hooker 5 hours 41 minutes
7. Kevin Colleran 6 hours 21 minutes
8. Jeff Dzieczkowski 6 hours 26 minutes
9. Gerald George 6 hours 32 minutes
10. Mitchel Schoenfeld 7 hours 19 minutes
11. Chris McKelvey 7 hours 44 minutes
13. Gay-Lynn Tangdit 8 hours 14 minutes
14. Tabitha Thornhill Jones 9 hours 11 minutes
DNF Frank Sole
DNF Amy Tingley
1. Shark bait trio 4 hours 43 minutes
2. Tri-Town 4 hours 53 minutes
3. Brine Shrimps 4 hours 54 minutes
4. Team Undecided 4 hours 54 minutes
5. EMfit 5 hours 53 minutes
6. Team Moose 5 hours 55 minutes
7. Lane 5 5 hours 58 minutes
8. 2 girls 6 hours 19 minutes
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