2017-07-28 / Community

Tri draws thousands



Alyson Bean, 45, of South Portland, takes a moment to change into appropriate footwear and she transitions from the 1.3-mile swim the 15-mile bike leg of the 10th annual Tri for a Cure, held Sunday, July 23, in South Portland to raise money for the Maine Cancer Foundation. Bean would go on to complete the course, which also included a3-mile run, in 2:40:48.4, placing 634th of 664 individual runners, a showing good for 86th among 94 entrants in her age group. (Duke Harrington photos) Alyson Bean, 45, of South Portland, takes a moment to change into appropriate footwear and she transitions from the 1.3-mile swim the 15-mile bike leg of the 10th annual Tri for a Cure, held Sunday, July 23, in South Portland to raise money for the Maine Cancer Foundation. Bean would go on to complete the course, which also included a3-mile run, in 2:40:48.4, placing 634th of 664 individual runners, a showing good for 86th among 94 entrants in her age group. (Duke Harrington photos)

Kristen Fuhrmann-Simmons of Kennebunkport, in her fifth year volunteering for the Tri for a Cure with husband Mark and daughter Ellie, urges on competitors during the 10th annual running of the event, Sunday, June 23, in South Portland. Getting an encouraging hand is city resident Ana Camila Atkins, 31, who finished the course in 1:36:48.7, placing 102nd overall of 664 individual competitors, a run good for 19th of 83 runners in her age group. Kristen Fuhrmann-Simmons of Kennebunkport, in her fifth year volunteering for the Tri for a Cure with husband Mark and daughter Ellie, urges on competitors during the 10th annual running of the event, Sunday, June 23, in South Portland. Getting an encouraging hand is city resident Ana Camila Atkins, 31, who finished the course in 1:36:48.7, placing 102nd overall of 664 individual competitors, a run good for 19th of 83 runners in her age group.

Hadleigh LaChance, age 3, of Whitefield, sneaks a peak through the fence as triathlete Mandy Anderson, 33, of Windham flashes by with a wave to close out the 15-mile bike leg of the 10th annual Tri for a Cure, held Sunday, July 23, in South Portland, to raise money for the Maine Cancer Foundation. Anderson finished the course, which also included a 1/3-mile swim, and a 3-mile run, in 1:41:38.9, good for 158th place overall of 664 individual competitors and 29th of 83 in her age group. (Duke Harrington photos) Hadleigh LaChance, age 3, of Whitefield, sneaks a peak through the fence as triathlete Mandy Anderson, 33, of Windham flashes by with a wave to close out the 15-mile bike leg of the 10th annual Tri for a Cure, held Sunday, July 23, in South Portland, to raise money for the Maine Cancer Foundation. Anderson finished the course, which also included a 1/3-mile swim, and a 3-mile run, in 1:41:38.9, good for 158th place overall of 664 individual competitors and 29th of 83 in her age group. (Duke Harrington photos)

A member of the team Las Mariposas Stick Together gives a thumbs up during the 3-mile run leg of the 10th annual Tri for a Cure, held Sunday, July 23, in South Potland, to raise money for the Maine Cancer Foundation. The team included Arabella Perez, Beth Eilers, and cancer survivor Stephanie McLeod-Estevez. They finished the course in 2:10:25, good for 166th place among 223 relay team. A member of the team Las Mariposas Stick Together gives a thumbs up during the 3-mile run leg of the 10th annual Tri for a Cure, held Sunday, July 23, in South Potland, to raise money for the Maine Cancer Foundation. The team included Arabella Perez, Beth Eilers, and cancer survivor Stephanie McLeod-Estevez. They finished the course in 2:10:25, good for 166th place among 223 relay team.

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