Olympic course swimmers splash through the water at the start of Saturday's Young Life triathlon in Detroit Lakes. (Brian Basham/Tribune)

Swim, bike, run!


As the sun came up over Detroit Lake this past Saturday morning, Young Life Triathlon organizers noted with dismay that a heavy fog had settled in, jeopardizing the event's 8 a.m. start time.

"We were debating whether we should delay the race until the fog had lifted," said race director LuAnn Milner. "I turned around -- and the fog had lifted!"

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers and editor of MN Boomers magazine for the past 13 years. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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