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From Marathons To Mud Runs, Endurance Events Boost San Diego's Economy

Claire Trageser, KPBS

Monday, August 11, 2014

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Vince Vasquez, a senior policy analyst at the National University System Institute for Policy Research, found that 134,000 people competed in San Diego endurance events like marathons and triathlons in 2013, and says those races created about $64 million in economic output and directly or indirectly supported 583 jobs.