California man dies competing in western Michigan triathlon

June 11, 2018

ADA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Race organizers say a 61-year-old California man has died while competing in a western Michigan triathlon.

USA Triathlon says Gary Grunwald of Elk Grove, California, died Sunday during the run portion of the USAT Clydesdale & Athena National Championship hosted by the Grand Rapids Triathlon in Ada Township, Michigan.

It wasn’t clear Monday what the cause of death was. Event officials say they are working to gather more information regarding Grunwald’s death.

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