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Police Protection at the Races

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The best race directors plan ahead to obtain the necessary permits and to secure police protection and road closures. Some races, held at office parks that are not used on weekends, or other off-road sites (like the wonderful islands in downtown Richmond, Virginia) do not need road closures or police protection like downtown marathons and

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"DU or Not DU, There is No Tri", Part 2

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So what did lawyer Landau “do” if he could not participate in the “DU” ?!!? After using permanent marker to put ages on about 200 athletes’ calves, race Volunteer Doug Landau received his next plum assignment from USAT staff who had come in from the Colorado Springs Headquarters. While the sun had still not risen,

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"Du or Not DU, There is No Tri"

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Paraphrasing Yoda’s Famous line to Luke Skywalker, the decision not to compete in the National DUathlon Championships after months of training, dieting and focus, “required Jedi-like thinking and an optimistic outlook,” according to Triathlon Trial Lawyer Doug Landau. His racing bike already shipped to TriSports in Tucson and his travel plans set some time ago,

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