Wishlisted by Matt Mayer
"The First Annual Mission Bay Triathlon, a race consisting of segments of running, bicycle riding, and swimming, will start at the causeway to Fiesta Island at 5:45 P.M. September 25. The event will consist of 6 miles of running (longest continuous stretch, 2.8 miles), 5 miles of bicycle riding (all at once), and 500 yards of swimming (longest continuous stretch, 250 yards). Approximately 2 miles of running will be barefoot on grass and sand. Each paricipant must bring his own bicycle." So read the ad for the first ever triathlon organisrr by the San Diego Track club in Mission Bay in 1971. Mission Bay The bay is part of Mission Bay Park, the largest man-made aquatic park in the USA.
San Diego, CA 92109, USA