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Last year I did a long course tri that was delayed 1.5 hours due to fog on the water. It was aweful. My nutrition was all jacked up because I planned for a 6:30 AM start but didn't start until 8. I bonked hard.
This year the same race had a cancelled swim 5 days out from the race due to elevated levels of e. coli in the water. On race morning it was severe thunder showers and they had to cancel the race entirely.
In contrast, my craziest, "wasn't cancelled/delayed" was Challenge St. Andrews in 2014. A tropical storm hit the down on the saturday before the race and downed a lot of trees and shut down power to the entire town. Somehow they managed to get it all cleaned up and the race went off without a hitch. There were two sections on the run course where they literally just cut a tree to make a path wide enough for runners to go through it.
I set a 10k PB on saturday and then broke my foot at a bachelor party the same night. Still need to see the Orthopedic surgeon later this week but the ER docs thoughts were that it would be at least 6-8 weeks in a cast and possibly surgery. It's in a spot with limited blood flow and has a high risk of non-union. I came back to work today and still had tabs open of marathon training plans for this fall. Oh well.