A coroner is investigating after a man who had been competing in a Harrisburg triathlon died after suffering medical problem while in the water.
It’s triathlon weekend in Philadelphia, and Sunday’s race is drawing several of the top professional triathletes in the country, including one who calls this his “hometown race.”
A triathlon is a grueling test of physical stamina, but in some cases, it’s not just well-conditioned athletes taking part.
Triathlon is one of the fastest growing sports in the world, with distances varying from the shorter sprint, to full Ironman distances.
At first glance, endurance athletes are to be commended because they are trying to stay fit, but there is a down side.