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Celebrity Triathletes

Alison Sweeney

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Former cover model Alison Sweeney rocked the 2012 Nautica Malibu Triathlon coming in second place in the female celebrity division beat only by the Vampire Diaries’ Claire Holt, 12 years her junior. To get ready for the race, the Biggest Loser host shared the triathlon training plan that helped her finish in two hours and 10 minutes with us so you can get going too!

Claire Holt

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On September 16, 2012 Vampire Diaries star Claire Holt takes first place in the 26 Annual Nautica Malibu Triathlon. The 24-year-old actress finished with a time of one hour and 44 minutes.

Nicole Sullivan

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King of Queens cutie Nicole Sullivan participated in the 2012 Nautica Malibu Triathlon female relay with Kathlene Linehan and Emily Kaplan. The 42-year-old actress completed the four-mile run in 42:23 giving the team a total time of two hours and three minutes and an overall rank of 157.

Ali Landry

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New mom, Ali Landry, joined pro triathletes Rebekah Keat and Michelle Bremer in the female relay at the 2012 Nautica Malibu Triathlon. Ali finished the four-mile run in 42:49 earning the team a 47-place finish over-all and first-place win in the celebrity category with a total time of one hour and 43 minutes.

Max Greenfield

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New Girl’s Max Greenfield (better known as uber-pretentious Schmidt) nailed it at the 2012 Nautica Malibu Triathlon finishing with a time of one hour and 48 minutes putting him in fourth place in the celebrity male division. We already knew he’d rock the cycling portion after learning about his passion for spinning but it’s the four-mile run, which he completed in under 29 minutes that put him at the front of thee pack.

Jillian Michaels

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Returning Biggest Loser trainer Jillian Michaels took on the 2012 Nautica Malibu Triathlon with teammates Bryan Ogle senior director of sport marketing and digital strategy and David Bond vice president of product at K-Swiss. The team came in 72 place overall and fifth in the celebrity division with MIchaels completing the 18-mile bike ride in one hour.

Ellie Kemper

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The Office funny girl Elli Kemper is a two-time triathlete competing alongside costars Ed Helms, Oscar Nunez, and Paul Lieberstein (a.k.a. Toby) in the 2011 Nautica Malibu Triathlon. The Office producer Brent Forrester and Paul Liberstein joined the team for the 2012 race, in which Kemper ran the final leg with a time of 28 minutes putting team the Office 2 in 58 place.

Rainn Wilson

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Rainn Wilson joined costar Oscar Nunez and cinematographer Matt Sohn on the Office Team 1 in the male relay competition at the 2012 Nautica Malibu Triathlon. Wilson brought up the rear completing the run in 37 minutes putting the team in seventh place in their division with a total time of two hours and 28 minutes.

Jennifer Lopez

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Jennifer Lopez was inspired to train for a triathlon while eight months pregnant with twins Emme and Max. She began training only six months after giving birth and completed the classic Nautica Malibu in two hours and 23 minutes—and raised $127,000 for the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles in the process.

Megyn Price

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Rules of Engagement star Megyn Price won the 2010 female celebrity division of the Nautica Malibu Triathlon (half-mile ocean swim, 18-mile bike ride, and 4-mile run) with a time of 2:10:23. How’d she do it? By setting very tangible, short-term goals while training, she said in an interview with

Teri Hatcher

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In 2009 Teri Hatcher crossed one thing off her bucket list when she finished the Nautica Malibu classic distance triathlon in two hours and six minutes. A self-proclaimed do-it-yourselfer, she trained independently with daily 50-mile bike rides, back-and-forth swimming in her backyard pool, and lifting free weights.

Felicity Huffman

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A member of team Desperate Housewives, Felicity Huffman has completed six classic triathlons in the last seven years all under one hour and 47 minutes. Felicity's teammates and husband William H. Macy keep her motivated.

In addition to biking and running, she stays in shape by skiing, hiking, playing tennis, and looking after her children.

Roseyln Sanchez

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On March 7, 2010, Without a Trace star Roselyn Sanchez completed and hosted her first triathlon in San Juan, Puerto Rico. As she reported to, "I find that I only stay motivated if I train at six in the morning and ask my husband (Eric Winter) to get up with me."

Dayna Devon

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When Dayna Devon, Extra correspondent and Juvederm spokesperson, needed to change her fitness routine, she set her sights on crossing the finish line at her first triathlon.

"Because I tend to be goal-oriented, I decided my best motivation might be a big challenge like a triathlon," Devon says.

To prepare for an LA-area race, Devon worked with a trainer and added swimming and biking to her regaulr fitness routine.

Vanessa Minnillo

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Vanessa Minnillo and Nick Lachey put their competitive nature to good use when they both competed in Roselyn Sanchez's Triathlon for Life to benefit the San Jorge Children’s Foundation. Minnillo has always kept active by running, as well as playing football, volleyball, and tennis, but she recently added aerobic workouts and weight training to the mix.


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