It takes a lot to do a triathlon, and it takes even more to do a charity triathlon with the additional fundraising requirements. That's why we are so proud of the women in the Tri for a Cure, and the amazing commitment they demonstrate.
Here's a couple of quick facts about cancer in Maine that help to highlight the importance of Tri-ing harder!
1. Maine has the highest cancer rates in New England.
Race Director Julie Marchese recently sat down to talk about the origin of the Tri for a Cure and her motivation for beginning this wonderful event.
Above: Maine Cancer Foundation Board President David Mitchell joined supporters from the Cancer Community Center on Saturday at Hadlock Field to receive a $20,000 donation presented by the Portland Seadogs and Intermed.