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Heat Doesn't Stop Sunday's Rodney T. Miller Triathlon


Decatur - It's a race of skill and endurance and it brings people from all over to Decatur.

Racers swam, rode bicycles, and ran for glory at this year's Rodney T Miller Triathlon in Nelson Park.
After a week of scorching hot temperatures, racers caught a little break as temperatures were cooler for the start of Sunday's race.
Rodney miller's widow says that and some other additions to the race helped draw in a record amount of racers.

"It's the most people we've had and I think it's due to the break in the weather.  And it's also due to the fact that we've added a sprint course.  We're really getting a lot of people doing it for the first time," says Karla Miller.

Winners in the men's and women's elite group each took home a first place prize of $1000 dollars.

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