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Pacific Sports, ROKA, Triathlon LAB & Lapio confirm inaugural Sprint Series winners

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Pacific Sports – along with its series sponsors ROKA, Triathlon LAB and Lapio – have wrapped up the inaugural Pacific Sports Sprint Series, with the prize winners unveiled and the series deemed a success by the organizing team.

Winners received a ROKA wetsuit and Triathlon LAB gift cards, with the total package worth over US$1,000. The total prizes awarded was over US$2,500 to series participants.

“The series was a great success and we look forward to bringing it back for 2016 with an early announcement on dates, prizes, and sponsors,” said Jack Caress, President of Pacific Sports. “I want to thank our sponsors ROKA, Triathlon Lab, and Lapio who stepped up in a big way when we put together the concept.”

Lloyd Taylor, Founder & CEO of Triathlon LAB said “We are really exciting to be a part of this new sprint series. Pacific Sports produces fantastic events and this is a wonderful opportunity for triathletes to win some awesome prizes.”

The Pacific Sports Sprint Series combined the overall finish times for the Long Beach Triathlon, LA Triathlon at Torrance Beach, and Newport Beach Triathlon.

Male winners:
1st: Andrew Lewis – Overall time: 3:37:09.
2nd: Jordan Mikes – Overall time: 3:41:38
3rd: Kevin Record – Overall time: 4:01:55

Female winners:
1st: Joanna Choy – Overall time: 4:55:00
2nd: Katherine Ahlers – Overall time: 5:03:56
3rd: Vanessa Cid – Overall time: 5:46:26

Based in Anaheim, California, Pacific Sports has been a premier sports consulting firm for 35 years. The company specializes in event development, production, management, and corporate sports marketing and development in participatory lifestyle events including triathlon, running and cycling.

Pacific Sports currently produces seven events annually, February through October, including the Rose Bowl Half Marathon, Brooklyn 15K, Cleveland Triathlon, Long Beach Triathlon, LA Triathlon at Torrance Beach, Newport Beach Triathlon and the US Open Triathlon in Rockwall, Texas.

The company and its founder, Jack Caress, have produced more than 400 endurance events in the United States, including the 1996 Triathlon World Championships and 12 US Championships.

Los Angeles multisport retailer, Triathlon LAB, features triathlon gear, bikes and more from a number of top manufacturers (including ROKA) and other brands in the industry. The retailer has been providing triathletes with an array of gear and advice via its Redondo Beach store and online store for 10 years.

ROKA is dedicated to providing triathletes and swimmers with products that make them faster. In its first season in 2013 ROKA wetsuits made an impact with a number of elite and age grouper triathletes alike. In 2014, ROKA athletes combined for three world championship titles.

Lapio is the official timing sponsor of the Pacific Sports Sprint Series as well as the US Open Triathlon in Rockwall Harbor, Texas. Lapio is positioned as the go-to software solution for race organizers and timers who want to ‘provide awesome race experiences for participants and spectators.’ The software combines race management, live streamed results, social engagement, photo sharing and mobile into easy-to-use, integrated solutions.




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