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The Men's Olympic Course wave of the Green Lake Triathlon at Spicer leaves the beach at Melvin's on the Lake shortly after 8 a.m. Sunday for a three-quarter mile swim, followed by a 28-mile bike and six-mile run. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton

Weather cooperates at Green Lake Triathlon

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SPICER -- After a week of intense heat around a thunder storm, the seventh annual Green Lake Triathlon got a golden break.

On a mild Sunday morning with the temperature in the mid-60s, a swarm of athletes of all abilities swam, cycled and ran.


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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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