James Marsden, Geoff Stults, Jeffrey Donovan, & Natalie Morales

Miami Beach, FL – April 1, 2012 – Miami Beach welcomed the Nautica South Beach Triathlon for the 5th year in a row this past Sunday. Athletes, corporate teams, paratriathletes, professional triathletes and famous faces including “The Today Show’s” Natalie Morales, “X-Men’s” James Marsden, “The Office’s” David Denman and Paul Lieberstein,”Cougartown’s” Josh Hopkins,  “Pirates of the Caribbean’s” Greg Ellis, “The Finder’s” Geoff Stults and Mercedes Masohn,  “Burn Notice’s” Jeffrey Donovan,  “ABC Family’s “Make It or Break It” Josie Loren, the star of the Emmy winning, “Wizards of Waverly Place” & the upcoming “Huckleberry Finn” Jake T. Austin, and Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams, and WWE six-time world champion Dave Bautista were just some of the celebrities who participated in this year’s event. Pop singer and songwriter JoJo, kicked-off the day’s events by performing the national anthem. Over 3,000 participants came out to challenge the currents of the Atlantic Ocean and take to the streets of South Beach to raise money for pediatric cancer research at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The International Distance Race, kicked off at 6:50 a.m. with a 1.5K ocean swim, followed by a 40k bike over Miami Beach’s causeways and a 10K run through the Art Deco District. At 7:40 a.m., participants in the Classic Distance Race hit the beach for a half-mile ocean swim, a 19-mile bike ride and finished with four-mile run. Hundreds of spectators came out to support the triathletes and enjoy an activity filled morning that included a Fun Zone, Nautica Tot Trot and Kids Run. Comedian and actor, Bob Saget, wrapped up the day with an award ceremony as well as a $401,422.00 check presentation to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

Geoff Stults & Natalie Morales

Geoff Stults

James Marsden

Cameron Dye

Greg Ellis & Geoff Stults

Mercedes Masohn & David Denman

Cristian de la Fuente

Geoff Stults, Mercedes Masohn, & David Denman

Natalie Morales

Jon Corso, Linley Edwards, & Geoff Stults

James Marsden

Jeffrey Donovan

Geoff Stults & Jeffrey Donovan

Geoff Stults, Jeffrey Donovan, & Natalie Morales

Josh Hopkins

JoJo

JoJo

Greg Ellis & David Denman

Geoff Stults

Josh Hopkins

David Denman

Greg Ellis

Greg Ellis

Cameron Dye

David Denman & Mercedes Masohn

Natalie Morales

James Marsden

Geoff Stults

Geoff Stults & James Marsden

Paul Lieberstein

James Marsden

James Marsden & Josh Hopkins

James Marsden & DeAngelo Williams

Dave Bautista

Bob Saget

Bob Saget

James Marsden & DeAngelo Williams

Paul Lieberstein

David Denman, Mercedes Masohn, Jeffrey Donovan, Michelle Woods, & Paul Lieberstein

Geoff Stults

Bob Saget & Natalie Morales

Dave Bautista

DeAngelo Williams

Geoff Stults & Jeffrey Donovan

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