Aponte, Bangs among Endurance Festival winners
Pedro Aponte, 41, of Lutherville won the Bugeye Classic at the 10th annual ChesapeakeMan Endurance Festival on Saturday at Great Marsh Park in Cambridge, finishing the 1.2-mile swim, 25-mile bike ride and 6.2-mile run in 2 hours, 22 minutes, 52 seconds. Holly Bangs, 28, of Timonium was the top female finisher, with a time of 2:30:22. Jonathan Shinnick, 40, of Towson won the Swimfest, a 2.4-mile event, in 55:52. Jennifer Downing, 31, of Salisbury was the top female finisher in 59:17. George Newsome, 40, of Palmyra, N.Y., won the USAT Mid-Atlantic Ultra Championship — a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and 26.2-mile run — in 9:48:24. Tonya Spagnuolo, 43, of Grafton, Mass., was the top female finisher, with a time of 11:22:58. Stephen Levickas, 47, of Woodstock won the Aquabike event, a 2.4-mile swim and 112-mile bike ride, in 5:47:33. Suzanne Serpico, 32, of Columbia was the top female finisher for the third year in a row, completing the race in 6:06:46; Baltimore's Alyssa Godesky was second in 6:21:54. Nathan Rickman, 34, of Fairfax, Va., won the Skipjack — a 1.2-mile swim, 64-mile bike ride, 10-mile run — in 4:38:39. Christine Nichols, 26, of Burke, Va., was the first female finisher with a time of 4:47:10. Jeffrey Andritz, 32, of Altamont, N.Y., won the Moonlight Marathon in 4:17:31. Mark Elky, 43, of Reisterstown was second in 5:02:14. Cynthia Bartus, 35, of Bethlehem, Pa., won the 10-mile run; John Ianno, 58, of Laurel was the top male finisher, with a time of 1:20:02.