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August 24, 2012
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Triathalon event runs from Zephyr Cove to Reno

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 …

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