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Tribune photo by Rand Middleton The Winterfest Frozen 5k at Spicer set off Saturday morning on Lake Avenue South from Saulsbury Beach with 172 runners the temp nudging 30 degrees and a westerly breeze at their back. From left, Seri Moch (65), Willmar; Laura Kriese (53), Spicer; Bob Hines (165), Willmar; Anna Spray (128), Montevideo; and Hana Gilbertson (35), Montevideo.

Winter’s run is mostly fun

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SPICER — Mild weather greeted the fitness crowd Saturday morning for the 8th Frozen 5k road race during Winterfest.

This year’s event showed 172 finishers on the out-and-back 3.1-mile run along Lake South Avenue from Saulsbury Beach to the Bible camp. The number is down 10 from a year ago.


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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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