Hunt, Gardner, Bell lead fifth week of Nite Moves

Steven Hunt, Charlie Gardner and Walker Bell were overall winners at Wednesday’s Nite Moves, the fifth event of the season.

Gardner was tops in the 5k run while Bell won the 1k ocean swim and Hunt bested the field in the combined aquathon.

Top female finishers were amongst the overall leaders, with Ali Powell placing fourth in the ocean swim in a time of 15 minutes and 50 seconds. Bell won the race in 14:13.


Leslie Di Michele was sixth in the aquathon, coming in four minutes after Hunt (38:49). In the 5k, Emma Campbell led the women with a time of 21:18.

Gardner edged Ethan Veitch with a winning time of 18:29. Veitch was clocked at 18:34. Angus MacLaurin was close behind crossing in 18:37.

It was the second win of the season for both Bell and Hunt. Bell won the ocean swim on April 25th and Hunt won his first Nite Moves aquathon of 2012 on May 2.

Next week’s event is Wednesday at Leadbetter Beach and Shoreline Park.