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Swimmers hit the waters of Little Detroit Lake as the Young Life Triathalon began Saturday morning. Photo by - Brian Basham

Over 500 compete in Young Life Triathlon Saturday

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Perfect weather, record participation and throngs of cheering crowds to encourage the athletes to make one big push for the finish line... Saturday's Young Life Triathlon in Detroit Lakes was a resounding success.


"It was phenomenal," said Peter Paulson, area director for Lakes Area Young Life, which hosts the annual event.

Triathletes ranging in age from 6 to 83 came to the Detroit Lakes City Park and Pavilion in record numbers this year.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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