They call it the iron man distance for a reason.
It begins with a 2.4-mile swim, followed by a 112-mile bike, a 26.2-mile run and ends with bragging rights for life. Athletes battle heat, dehydration and, did we mention, no breaks. Dedication is not only a requirement, it's an understatement.
The grueling ultra-distance race is coming to town Saturday. Nearly 300 athletes from around the world are streaming into Tahoe for the inaugural Expedition Man Endurance Festival and Ultra-Distance Triathlon.
The triathlon begins with a swim at Zephyr Cove Resort, continues onto a bike ride through the streets of Carson …