Edmonton to spend $100,000 to study suitability of hosting world triathlon at Hawrelak Park lake

EDMONTON – Edmonton will spend $100,000 assessing the Hawrelak Park lake as it considers taking a run at hosting the 2014 World Triathlon Series Grand Final.

The money approved by city council Wednesday will pay for preliminary studies of what upgrades are needed in the lake, which is considered shallow, murky and too small for an ideal triathlon swim course.

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