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December 1, 2022

Byron Bay triathlon: still running after 20 years

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Glorious sunshine greeted more than 1,000 people who took part in the Byron Bay Triathlon on Saturday, celebrating the event’s 20th anniversary. Amateur athletes mixed it with professional runners in one of the town’s popular and social annual attractions which combines fitness and fun in the surf and sun.

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