3 generations of family compete in triathlon

Lifetime Fitness is sponsoring a triathlon at Lake Nokomis on Saturday, and one Twin Cities family will have three generations participating in it – six family members ages 13 to 70.
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Three generations of the Wartick family – a total of six athletes, ages 13 to 70 – are taking part in the Lifetime Fitness triathlon at Lake Nokomis on Saturday, as part of the annual Aquatennial celebration. WCCO has their inspiring story:

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