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2012 Tinman Triathlon

The smoke from the forest fires cleared, the sun was shining, the wind was still producing a gorgeous day and beautiful setting for the 30th Tinman Triathlon staged at Lake Siskiyou in Mt. Shasta, California.


The participants came from all ages and walks of life to participate in the almost ½ mile swim, 10 mile bike and 4.5 mile run. From under 10 years old to over 70 (I would guess) they came for fun, frolic and fitness as per the slogan on the lavender T-shirts for all of the participants.


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Mount Shasta Tinman Triathlon 2007

The hordes at the starting line.

What a happening. Every year folks of all ages gather at Lake Siskiyou in Mount Shasta, CA for the Tinman Triathlon. A few are serious competitors, but most of us just have a lot of fun participating. Training for the 740 yard swim in the lake, 10 mile mountainous bike ride and 4.5 mile run. Just finishing it is a thrill.

Coming out of the water after the swim.

Wow! Glad that swim is over. Trying to swim with other swimmer’s piled all around you is a challenge!

She's off to the races on

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