July 19, 2019 10:58 am

2019 NYC Triathlon cancelled due to extreme heat

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The New York City Triathlon scheduled for this Sunday has been cancelled due to the extreme heat levels expected for race day.

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The cancellation announcement was made Thursday night after the National Weather Service issued an excessive heat warning for the tristate area from noon Friday until 8 p.m. Sunday.

The race organizers said they were “unable to provide either a safe event experience or an alternate race weekend.”

Participants who registered for the event will receive a full refund.

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