SheROX Philadelphia Triathlon
Athletes pedal toward the finish line in the biking segment of the all-women SheROX Philadelphia Triathlon. Competitors in the August event must complete an 0.8K swim in the Schuylkill River, a 25k bike race and a 5K run along Martin Luther King Drive in Fairmount Park.
Credit: Photo by M. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia™
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