Surrounding Max Gaudenzi, sitting, are clockwise from left, Brenda Wilson, and Natalie Gaudenzi, Gina Vitale, Karen Gomes, all from Beverly. The women are training together for their first triathlon, the Dankskin Women's Triathlon July 24 in Webster, to raise money to support research into Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Natalie's son has DMD. The triathlon consists of a half-mile mile swim, a 12-mile bike ride and 5-kilometer run.
Photo by Ken Yuszkus/Salem News, Friday, June 24, 2011.