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Crescent Beach Triathlon draws crowd

Swimmers cut through the water during the Crescent Beach Triathlon Sunday morning. - Boaz Joseph photo
Swimmers cut through the water during the Crescent Beach Triathlon Sunday morning.
— image credit: Boaz Joseph photo

For the first time since 2007, the Crescent Beach Triathlon returned to South Surrey, drawing more than 50 participants on Sunday morning.

The once-popular event – which had run for more than two decades prior to its cancellation in '07 – returned this year as a something of a "do-it-yourself training exercise" rather than an official, sanctioned event because organizers balked at a number of conditions, including a large price tag, imposed by the City of Surrey.

Next year, organizers hope to put on an official meet.

 

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