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Explores women's position in recreation and workout from a socioculture point of view.

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Individuals would do as many of the events as they wished. The emphasis of these time trials was to help individuals, especially those with little experience, prepare for participating in a triathlon. In most cases they were used as a means of preparation for the Bakersfield Bud Light Triathlon (BBLT)—the major event of the year—that has been held on the outskirts of the city since May 1981. 2-mile run). In 1990, in order to retain its status as one of three regional qualifying races for the Hawaiian Ironman, the bike event was lengthened to eighty kilometers.

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