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Launa Farber got off to a great start on her bicycle after whipping through the pool with the second fastest time of 11:42.

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Hearty souls brave annual Sprint Triathlon challenges

Weekend warriors swim, bike and run to finish

Only ticks of a second after the starting gun fired, a field of 120 gutsy weekend warriors were off on a morning-long odyssey that would take them on a 50-yard swim, 15-mile bike ride and a 5K run. That’s not the way most people dream of enjoying a leisurely Saturday morning, but these hearty athletes turned out to test their spirit, strength and endurance in the Town of Payson-hosted Sprint Triathlon held June 11 at Taylor Pool, Rumsey Park and local streets.


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