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By Scott Swanson
Of The New Era 

Another record crowd expected for Best in the West triathlon series this weekend


September 5, 2017

Last year the Best in the West triathlon series experienced a record increase in size, thanks in part to the cancellation of another event.

Organizers figured there might be some sort of plateau at that point, but it’s pretty clear that this year, the triathlon’s seventh, will be another record, said Co-Director Staci Partridge.

“It just keeps getting bigger,” she said.

Totaling 867 competitors last year, the triathlon already has nearly that many pre-registrants and looks to top off at very close to 1,000, Partridge said.

“It looks like we’ll have 75 to 100 more.”

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