Derrick Dalton participates in his second Ford Ironman Arizona Triathlon as a biker for one of the Salt River Triathletes teams. Photo by Tasha Silverhorn

Ford Ironman Arizona Triathlon

Au-Authm Action News

On November 18, almost 3,000 athletes gathered at Tempe Town Lake to undergo a test of strength and endurance at the ninth annual Ford Ironman Arizona triathlon. The athletes faced a challenging course consisting of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride and a 26.2-mile run.

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Events Calendar

SRPMIC PEARL HARBOR REMEMBRANCE DAY at SR Community Building/Parking lot, 7 a.m. continental breakfast, 7:30 a.m. program. Everyone is invited to join in remembering the “Day of Infamy” which thrust the United States into World War II. For more info. call Pacer Reina (480) 362-7490


GARLAND JEFFREYS at Talking Stick Showroom at Talking Stick Resort, 8 p.m. Tickets: $35.50-$68.75. Enjoy a night out with this famed actor and comedian. For more info. or tickets call (480) 850-7734


ECS BAKE SALE at HR Lobby, Two Waters Bldg., B, 8 a.m.-sold out. For more info. call Molly Sanchez (480) 362-5460


SR COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS PROGRAM at SR Community Bldg., and parking lot, 2 -5:30 p.m. Food booths, vendor area, free refreshments, senior bingo, candy bags/kids bags, kids area with fun Christmas activities, visit from Santa, tree lighting and Holiday light Parade at 5:30 for more info. call Community Relations Events (480) 362-2719
8 TEMPE FANTASY OF LIGHTS BOAT PARADE at Tempe Town Lake, South Rural Road, Tempe, AZ, 5 p.m. Featuring as many as 61 festively lighted boats of all sizes and a top notch fireworks show. For more info. call (480) 355-6060



JOLLY HOLLY DAY at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Join Radio Disney for this fun. Free and family friendly. Photos with Santa and special showing of prep and landing. For more info. call Aaron Studebaker (480) 270-5000


HOT CHOCOLATE 15K/5K at 7:30 a.m. Salt River Fields atTalking Stick. For more info. call (480) 270-5000. See page 9 for more info.

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