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Laughlin’s Honor Guard marches away after presenting the colors in Del Rio, Texas, May 6, 2017. The honor guard presented the colors before the start of the 2017 Adventure Race, which included a three-mile run from the west gate of Laughlin Air Force Base, a 20-mile bike ride to Lake Amistad and a one-mile row. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Benjamin N. Valmoja)

Laughlin’s Honor Guard marches away after presenting the colors in Del Rio, Texas, May 6, 2017. The honor guard presented the colors before the start of the 2017 Adventure Race, which included a three-mile run from the west gate of Laughlin Air Force Base, a 20-mile bike ride to Lake Amistad and a one-mile row. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Benjamin N. Valmoja)

A contestant ties his shoes in preparation for the 2017 Adventure Race in Del Rio, Texas, May 6, 2017. The first three-mile leg of the event was a run from Laughlin Air Force Base’s West Gate, to the first hand-off station, where the teams transitioned for the 20-mile bike ride. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Benjamin N. Valmoja)

A contestant ties his shoes in preparation for the 2017 Adventure Race in Del Rio, Texas, May 6, 2017. The first three-mile leg of the event was a run from Laughlin Air Force Base’s West Gate, to the first hand-off station, where the teams transitioned for the 20-mile bike ride. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Benjamin N. Valmoja)

A contestant mounts his bike during the 2017 Adventure Race, in Del Rio, Texas, May 6, 2017. All competetors had to complete the biking section of the event – a 20-mile ride to Lake Amistad. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Benjamin N. Valmoja)

A contestant mounts his bike during the 2017 Adventure Race, in Del Rio, Texas, May 6, 2017. All competetors had to complete the biking section of the event – a 20-mile ride to Lake Amistad. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Benjamin N. Valmoja)

A pair of participants in the 2017 Adventure Race row toward the finish line at the Laughlin Southwinds Marina, in Del Rio, Texas, May 6, 2017. Those participating in the event rowed the last one-mile leg of the race, getting them one step closer to finishing. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Benjamin N.
Valmoja)

A pair of participants in the 2017 Adventure Race row toward the finish line at the Laughlin Southwinds Marina, in Del Rio, Texas, May 6, 2017. Those participating in the event rowed the last one-mile leg of the race, getting them one step closer to finishing. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Benjamin N. Valmoja)

Contestants in the 2017 Adventure Race pedal toward the finish line in Del Rio, Texas, May 6, 2017. The Adventure Race challenged participants, putting them through a three-mile run from the west gate of Laughlin Air Force Base, a 20 mile bike ride and a one-mile row. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Benjamin N. Valmoja)

Contestants in the 2017 Adventure Race pedal toward the finish line in Del Rio, Texas, May 6, 2017. The Adventure Race challenged participants, putting them through a three-mile run from the west gate of Laughlin Air Force Base, a 20 mile bike ride and a one-mile row. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Benjamin N. Valmoja)

LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- The Adventure Race challenged participants, putting them through a three-mile run from the west gate of Laughlin Air Force Base, a 20 mile bike ride and a one-mile row.