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Thousands turn out for Capital of Texas Triathlon

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Thousands of athletes descended on downtown Monday morning for the 13th annual Capital of Texas Triathlon.

Organizers expected around 3,000 people to participate.

The triathletes began the event with a swim on Lady Bird Lake. The distance ranged from a 400 meter swim for first time racers to a 1.5 kilometer swim for more experienced athletes.

After the swim, race participants jumped on their bikes before finishing the race with a run.

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