6-Day race underway

In this file photo Jerry Schuster of Tucson checks in as he crosses the time line in the Arizona 6-Day Race that is currently underway at the 15th Street Park.

The 14th edition of the Arizona 6-Day race commenced at 11 a.m. this past Monday at the 15th Street Park.

It will conclude at 9 p.m. Saturday, July 20, on the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11.

There are currently 13 participants from three states and Mexico taking part in the marathon.

The course is a three-quarter mile circuit around the park. The winner is determined by the marathoner who completes the most miles during the 6-Day framework. Race participants can walk or run whenever they feel like it during the race

The public is invited to walk a few laps with the participants.

For more information call Gary Cross at (520) 368-4802 or text Jerry Schuster at (520) 304-8260.

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