But that was nearly half a minute behind the winner.
“That guy who won was a real animal,” Malone lamented.
A beast, actually, who made a monkey of the rest of the field.
Matt Triick of Perry won with a time of 19:24 – wearing a full gorilla suit, complete with rubber and fur mask.
“That’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done,” Triick, 30, said of running 3.1 miles in the costume as part of a stunt with his Middle Georgia Triathlon Club.
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