Joel Johnson of the U.S. Naval Academy and Kayla Lehmann of Annapolis posted the best overall male and female times in the annual Spring Triathlon at Anne Arundel Community College last Sunday.
The eventattracted a field of nearly 80 contestants, almost double the numberin last year's event.
Johnson's time of 48 minutes, 27 seconds beat last year's winningtime by 33 seconds. Times for male athletes overall improved markedly over those of a year ago.
The triathlon opened with a one-third-mile swim at the indoor Daniel C. Olson Memorial Pool, followed by aneight-mile bike race on College Parkway and wrapped up with a five-kilometer run around the campus perimeter, ending at the Siegert Stadium finish line.