The triathlon is about 30 kids away from reaching their goal of 300 racers

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text]DAVENPORT, Iowa Hundreds of kids will be breaking a sweat Saturday. They'll be at the Bettendorf YMCA for the Quad Cities "Pinky Swear" Kid's Triathlon. The race helps kids get active while raising money to support families with a child battling cancer. The race focuses on participation rather than competition, and most importantly… Read More »
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The World’s Third-Largest Kids Triathlon to Benefit Pediatric Cancer Patients via Pinky Swear Foundation

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text]Kids will race to raise money for Greater Atlanta families impacted by cancer ATLANTA, GEORGIA (August 11, 2015) – On  Sunday, August 23, 2015 Kids Triathlon, Inc. will host the 4th Annual Atlanta Kids Triathlon benefitting the Pinky Swear Foundation at the West Gwinnett Park Aquatic Center in Norcross.  Thanks to the new partnership, money raised… Read More »

Kids triathlons give lifelines to others in health battles

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text]By Emma Johanningsmeier / World-Herald staff writer After JoAnn Kaylor’s son, Kevon, was diagnosed with an aggressive brain cancer in October 2013 at age 15, caring for him became Kaylor’s full-time occupation. For the first four months, she was with him every day while he stayed at three different hospitals.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="1278" img_size="medium"][/vc_column][vc_column… Read More »

Keeping the Promise

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text]The Miracles of Mitch Foundation has become the Pinky Swear Foundation, but its mission to help kids with cancer remains the same. Twelve years ago, the Chanhassen community gathered to help Steve Chepokas keep a promise of the most solemn kind: a pinky swear to his 9-year old son, Mitch, to help other… Read More »

Pinky Swear Triathlon at Lake Nokomis Today

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Pinky Swear Triathlon runners raced over to Lake Nokomis Saturday to support a good cause

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text]Saturday’s Pinky Swear Triathlon at Lake Nokomis had a turnout of 800 young athletes, running to raise awareness for children battling cancer. The Pinky Swear Foundation was created to keep the memory of Mitch Chepokas, who passed away 12 years ago to cancer, alive. Becky and Steve Chepokas, Mitch’s parents, founded the Pinky Swear Foundation,… Read More »

A Promise to Keep

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text]Source: Hy-Vee Seasons Back-to-School 2015 IN THE YEARS SINCE A MINNESOTA BOY WAS TAKEN BY CANCER, HIS FATHER HAS HONORED A PLEDGE HE MADE TO HIS SON. THEY SEALED THE PROMISE BY INTERLOCKING PINKY FINGERS. THE LEGACY OF MITCH CHEPOKAS NOW INCLUDES THE HY-VEE PINKY SWEAR KIDS TRIATHLONS. FUNDS RAISED AT THE EVENTS WILL… Read More »