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RUNNING: Miller sets course record at Sour Grapes


Casey Miller, one of the Brainerd lakes area’s most accomplished distance runners, not only won the 10th Sour Grapes he set the course record.

Chaska’s Sarah Woodland, 19, led the women’s field in only her second half marathon Saturday at Northland Arboretum.

Miller finished the race with a time of 1:18:13, while Woodland recorded a time of 1:34:25. Miller, who also won the half marathon last year, topped Woodbury’s Matthew Cavanaugh’s 2008 record time of 1:19:41.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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