Triathlon promises ‘Fort Worth experience’ for athletes
In 1897, a “world-champion” long-distance walker by the name of Fred Miller, with his dog Guess in tow as his companion, was found in Hell’s Half Acre celebrating his most recent feat, a journey by foot from Pittsburgh to El Paso.
That conquest of distance indeed merited revelry, though Mr. Miller and Guess were ultimately sent to the police station that afternoon “to cool off.”
On Sunday, a festival gathering is planned on almost the exact spot to mark the triumph of more than 600 athletes, who will transcend the so-called limits of endurance.
The Tri Fort Worth, the city’s …