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Willmar notebook: A triathlete's crash course

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Jack Unger, one year out of high school, was competing in his first triathlon individually in mid-August last year.

Unger had competed in four or five Green Lake Triathlons as a swimmer on a relay. This time he was gung-ho to do the Sprint course individually.


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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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