If youve ever driven over Tempe Town Lake, youve probably entertained the thought of jumping in for a swim. But after eyeing the oddly colored manmade body of water, its possible you ditched the idea for fear of growing a third arm.
As it turns out, the lake is totally safe for swimmers, and the Ironcare Splash & Dash is a prime opportunity to dive in. This 750- or 1500-meter swim followed by a 5K run usually draws around 200 participants, from the best multi-sport athletes in the state to total noobs.
Thu., Sept. 22, 5:45 p.m., 2011
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