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Young swim-run duo posts solid result in Alcatraz Aquathon

Sean Percin/Submitted to the SunTruckee's Brittany Percin, 12, exits the San Francisco Bay after swimming 1 1/2 miles in the Alcatraz Aquathon this past weekend.
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Team Tough Truckee Chicks proved their name was more than just a clever title.

Competing in a cold and nasty Alcatraz Aquathon in the San Francisco Bay this past weekend, Brittany Percin, 12, and Camille Hartley, 13, held their own with a third-place finish out of 12 relay teams in their division. There were 784 participants altogether.

In 55-degree water chopped up by a 12-mph wind, Percin swam 1 1/2 miles without a wetsuit from Alcatraz to Crissy Field in a time of 42 minutes, 51 seconds.



Hartley, under a steely gray sky, then ran 7 miles from Crissy Field across the Golden Gate Bridge and back in a time of 1 hour, 2 minutes, 36 seconds to finish the race.


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