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RED ROCK SPRINT 2nd Annual Red Rock Sprint and Unified Triathlon to feature over 300 participants plus 100 Special Olympics Arizona athletes. The Sprint Triathlon features a 300 yd swim, a 20k bike and a 5k run. For the Unified Triathlon the Special Olympics Athletes will be paired with participants as part of the Unified Sports program. They will compete in a 50 yd swim, a 2.5 mile bike and a .5 mile run. Saturday, September 12, 2009, Registration begins at 5:30 a.m. Triathlon begins at 6:30 a.m. DC Ranch Village Health Club and Spa, 18501 N. Thompson Peak Pkwy, Scottsdale, Ariz. 85255, Open to the public. Enrollment limited to 300 participants. $75 fee Beginner and experienced triathletes will have the opportunity to compete in a sprint triathlon or be teamed up with a Special Olympics Arizona athlete in a unified triathlon. All participants will have the opportunity to collect pledges from family and friends to help raise additional funds for Special Olympics Arizona athletes. Visit or for more information.

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WILDLIFE WORLD ZOO The Wildlife World Zoo is located at 16501 W. Northern Ave. in Litchfield Park. For more information on all the zoo's exciting attractions and events, call 623-935-WILD or check out their website . For more pet training tips from Dr. Grey Stafford, visit .

SHOWUP A comprehensive calendar of the Greater Phoenix region's theater, music, dance, exhibits, festivals and more can be found at , along with a Ticket Marketplace that sells last-minute discount tickets and other special offers for events throughout the Valley. is a project of the non-profit Alliance for Audience.

GARDEN GUY Garden Guy Dave Owens' book, "Extreme Gardening," is sold at Walgreen's, Changing Hands Bookstore, Borders Books, Barnes & Noble and Southwest Gardener located at 15th Avenue and Thomas Road. Be sure to read his latest column in the Cooking & Home section, too. The Garden Guy Store is located at 520 W. Warner. Contact him at, or visit .

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