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Racers splash to start the Miracle for Mitch kids triathlon at Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis, Minn., on Saturday, August 3, 2013.

Photos by ANNA REED • anna.reed@startribune.com,

“Mitch’s All-Stars”, almost 50 kids battling cancer, sit at the front of the stage at the Miracle for Mitch kids triathlon at Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis, Minn., on Saturday, August 3, 2013.

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Triathletes race to help other kids

  • August 3, 2013 - 6:53 PM

Racers splashed to start the MiracleKids Triathlon at Lake Nokomis in south Minneapolis. Saturday’s race raised money for the Miracles of Mitch Foundation in Chanhassen. The organization helps children with cancer and their families, offering financial assistance, special events and kids’ camps. At right, “Mitch’s All-Stars,” almost 50 kids with cancer, sat at the front of the stage. For more information about the foundation and the story of Mitch Chepokas, go to www.miraclesofmitch.org.

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