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1,000-plus athletes expected for this weekend's Best in the West triathlons


September 4, 2019

The ninth annual Best in the West Triathlon series will take place this weekend, Sept. 6-8, at Lewis Creek Park.

Bigger and better than ever, says founder and Director Blair Bronson.

This year’s festival is on track to exceed last year’s record crowd of participants, who numbered 1,002.

“This year we’re on track for about 1,100,” Bronson said late last week. “It’s grown every year. It’s awesome.”

This year’s festival will feature a revised schedule, intended to cut down on traffic and congestion around the park, where the swim is held and where the running and biking...

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