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Triathlon fundraiser:The first annual Ka-bike-a-Run Triathlon is 8 a.m. Saturday in Cotton. The triathlon consists of a 1½-mile kayak, 2½-mile run and 3-mile mountain bike. It is being held in conjunction with the Cotton Days town celebration. Funds raised will go to a scholarship in memory of TyLeen Weber, a South Ridge sophomore who died May 8, 2013, from injuries suffered in an ATV accident. Cost: $35 for individuals or $75 for teams. Information: Janel Olesiak at (218) 590-8092 or email or go to

Golf scramble: he Denfeld Junior Football League Golf Scramble begins at 10 a.m. Saturday at Enger Park Golf Course. Four-person teams cost $75 per person, which includes 18 holes of golf with a cart, a raffle and steak dinner to follow at Players Sports Bar at 4024 Grand Ave. in Duluth. Sponsorships are available for $100 a hole. All proceeds go to support the Denfeld Junior Football League. Information: (218) 310-4553.

Brule run: he 15th annual Brule River Lions Run begins at 9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 10, featuring a 2- and 5-mile race. The races begin at the Afterhours Ski Trail off U.S. Highway 2 in Brule. Entry fee: $12 for pre-registered racers and $15 on race day. Registration on race day begins at 7:30 a.m.

Youth soccer:Registration is now open for the Duluth-Vaxjo Sister City Soccer Exchange. Boys and girls who will be U15 soccer players for summer 2015 are encouraged to apply. Visit for more information and to download application forms. An open house for interested players and families will be held from 6-8 p.m. August 14 at Peace Church, 1111 N. 11th Ave. E., Duluth. Call Tricia Bunten at 218-391-7995 for more information or with questions.