A volunteer directs race leader and eventual individual overall winner Anne Wilkinson of Falmouth to the beach on Sunday, Aug. 15, during the swim portion of the third Tri for a Cure Maine women’s triathlon at Southern Maine Community College in South Portland. The event attracted more than 900 participants and raised more than $900,000 for the Maine Cancer Foundation.

Cumberland state Rep. Meredith Strang Burgess, a cancer survivor, pumps up a wave of swimmers waiting their turn to hit the water in the Tri for a Cure.

With South Portland’s Bug Light in the background, Melissa Christie of Falmouth competes in the running portion of the Tri for a Cure on Aug. 15.Clare Harrington of Falmouth shows her enthusiasm during Sunday’s Tri for a Cure in South Portland.

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