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Place finishes 52nd in USA Half-Marathon Championships

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DULUTH - Ellsworth's Morgan Place finished 52nd in the USA Half-Marathon Championships Saturday, part of the Grandma's Marathon races which take place in the Duluth area.


Place's finishing time in Canal Park was 1:21:58.37.  This was her first half-marathon championship race. She qualified by winning the Fitger's race in April.

The race winner was Adriana Nelson of Boulder, Col. who finished in a time of 1:11:18.3.

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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