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Ben Sathre, 22, of Chaska on the way to a two-minute victory in 20:10 Saturday. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton.

Running: NCAA champ, Willmar grad capture first-place finishes


Tribune Staff Report

WILLMAR -- One never knows who will show up race day.

Saturday morning in downtown Willmar, it was 2011 NCAA Division III cross country champion Ben Sathre of Chaska.

The 22-year-old spring graduate of the University of St. Thomas won the 18th annual Foot Lake 4-mile run, hosted by Rice Memorial Hospital.

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