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Inline skating clinic Friday in Baxter

BAXTER — The Baxter Inline Marathon will offer an inline skating clinic at 5 p.m. Friday prior to the race on Saturday.

Those interested should meet at Lake Region Christian School in Baxter at the junction of highways 210 and 371. 

The Robichon skate clinic will help individuals learn how to inline skate or improve skating.

This is the original inline skate school. Noelle Robichon is rated the World's leading master inline skate instructor. With Robichon you can learn how to stop, manage hills, skate faster, be more confident on your skates, feel safer while skating trails and be able to skate longer distances. 

There will be a nominal fee for lessons. 

For further information visit www.inlinelessons.com or call 218-829-0022.

The 11th annual marathon, half marathon and 8-kilometer fun skate will begin at 7:30 a.m. sharp Saturday.

It will be held rain or shine with the start and finish at Forestview Middle School, 12149 Knollwood Dr. Baxter. 

Registration can be made online with Active.com or by downloading the registration form off of the Baxter Inline Marathon website at baxterinlinemarathon.com. Online registration closes at midnight Thursday.

There will be no race day registration. Packet pickup will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday at LRCS. 

For those unable to pick up packets Friday they may pick up packets at Forestview Middle School beginning at 6:30 a.m. Saturday.

The full marathon will again consist of two laps of the course and the half marathon one lap.

A spaghetti dinner will be from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday with proceeds benefiting the LRCS sports booster organization. 

Quad skaters are welcome.

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