Rain doesn’t dampen Tri for a Cure

Despite the rain, the 11th Annual Tri for a Cure is a huge success.   Article and all photo credits are thanks to The Forecaster

Survivors

Cancer survivors acknowledge cheers just before starting the swim portion of the Tri for a Cure on Sunday, July 22, in South Portland. The women’s sprint triathlon is the Maine Cancer Foundation’s signature event, raising more than $15 million since it began in 2008. More than 1,300 participated this year, despite the cloudy and rainy conditions. (Diane Hudson / For The Forecaster)

Top Fundraiser

The top fundraisers in the 2018 Tri for a Cure reveal how much was raised at the start of this year’s sprint triathlon: more than $1.9 million. (Diane Hudson / For The Forecaster)

Swimmers

Heidi Walls, Meg Curran and Kaitlin Minnehan, all doctors from Portland who specialize in preventative care and family medicine, warm up for the 2018 Tri for a Cure in South Portland on Sunday, July 22. (Diane Hudson / For The Forecaster)

Bikers

Participants pass cheering onlookers during the cycling portion of the Tri for a Cure on Sunday, July 22. (Diane Hudson / For The Forecaster)

Spectator

Pete Buckley of Portland shows support for his girlfriend, Jess Cary, a genetic counselor at New England Cancer Specialists, during Sunday’s Tri for a Cure. (Diane Hudson / For The Forecaster)

Finish

Lindsay Roskelley, 36, of Falmouth is first across the finish line at the 2018 Tri for a Cure in South Portland on Sunday, July 22. She also finished first in 2017. (Diane Hudson / For The Forecaster)

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