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After-school students prepare for triathlon

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Students in a county after school program will walk, jog, run, cycle and dance to promote healthy living and eating on Saturday.

The second annual Fit for Life Triathlon is set for 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lions Town & Country Park. About 2,000 students enrolled in Madera County Office of Education’s Club YES program—which is in 28 school sites in Madera, Chowchilla and foothill communities — are set to participate with their families.

“The whole purpose of this event is to encourage students and their families to incorporate a healthy lifestyle in a fun and meaningful way,” said Lorie Werner, Club YES after school coordinator.

“We want them to know that fitness can be as easy as having fun with your family,” she said...


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