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MINNEAPOLIS -- Hundreds of kids raised awareness and money for childhood cancer in an impressive way on Saturday.

The Miracles of Mitch Triathlon was held at Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis.

Kids ages 7 to 17 swam 100 yards, biked three miles and then ran a half-mile.

They did it either in memory of a child who lost their battle with cancer or who is currently fighting.

Miracles of Mitch was started by two parents who lost their son to cancer.

"It just warms my heart to be able to see that because of our son, Mitch," said Becky Chepokas. "Our life has changed and we're able to help hundreds and hundreds of families that are going through childhood cancer."

The foundation helps children with cancer and their families by providing basic needs support and unique family programs.

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