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Grandma’s Marathon draws large local crowd of runners

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The incredible interest in distance running in our area was shown again this weekend by the large group of area runners who competed in Grandma’s Marathon and its subsidary races in Duluth this weekend.


There were 6,211 runners who completed Grandma’s Marathon on Saturday. The top local finisher was New Richmond native Jessey Mike, who completed the course in 3 hours, 19 minutes and 46 seconds. She was the 125th finisher among the 2,713 females who completed the race.

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Dave Newman
Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.
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