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The Law Day 5K run started at the Flags of Honor in Willmar on Saturday morning.

Record number run Memorial Day/Law Day 5k

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WILLMAR — The 15th annual Memorial Day/Law Day 5k drew a record 334 timed finishers on a splendid morning for the run through Robbins Island after the start under the Flags of Honor.


Last year’s race had set a new standard with 279 entrants, outdistancing the 250 finishers in 2011.

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Rand Middleton

Covers Willmar and area high schools and Ridgewater College, plus amateur baseball, stock car racing and fitness events in summer. Writes weekly column since 1980. Began working in radio and at weekly newspaper in Munising, Michigan, in 1972. Started parttime at West Central Daily Tribune Sept. 1974. Fulltime beginning Feb. 1979. Married to Tribune news clerk Donna (Miller) Middleton, formerly of Kerkhoven. 2 grown children. 

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