30-year-old racer’s body found after ‘mud run’ in Forth Worth

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Friends and family say 30-year-old Tony Weathers was one of the most talented athletes they knew, and cannot understand how a man in such elite physical condition could die during Fort Worth’s “Original Mud Run” on Saturday. He was in the competitive division of the Mud Run, consisting of challenges including “Hole to Hades”, “Leap of Faith” and “Stairway to Heaven”, when in the middle of the race they swim across the Trinity River. Friends were waiting on a bridge but never saw him cross, his girlfriend at the finish line alerting organizers when he was hours late. At approximately 8:45 Sunday morning, they found him in the water. Read more here on KHOU

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