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April 10’s Marquee Triathlon, which was set to feature sprint, Olympic and half-iron distances, was forced into a duathlon after concerns about E. coli surfaced thanks to the 0.2 inches of rain the Phoenix-area received the day before the race.
The race organization company, Red Rock Co., based out of Tempe, Ariz. can’t seem to catch a break. The company was forced to cancel all of its fall 2010 races after the dam holding the Tempe Town Lake together burst, causing the lake to empty.
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