On a sunny, 80-degree Saturday,approximately 98 racers participated in Aroostook County's first-ever USA Triathlon-sponsored event, held in Presque Isle at UMPI's facilities on June 30. The event was a fundraiser for Cary Medical Center's Pink Aroostook, a breast cancer education and awareness program. "It was a huge success," said event organizer Jonathan Kelley at the awards ceremony. "It completely exceeded my expectations." The event raised about $4000 for Pink Aroostook. Kelley said he's been motivated by the success of this event to do again next year.
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