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Ragnar comes to Carlton County

 

August 23, 2019

Jordan Allen

Esko's Nate Rengo of the Ripsaws runs his final leg in the Minnesota Ragnar Relay at Carlton High School.

Starting in St. Paul, last weekend's Ragnar race took runners along Interstate 35 through Stillwater, North Branch, Moose Lake, Carlton, and the numerous other towns separating the runners from the finish line in Duluth.

The director of the Minnesota Ragnar, Amber Sadlier, changed the course and name from the previous years' Great River Ragnar, which originally took runners from Winona to St. Paul. This is the first year that the statewide relay race ran through Carlton County and ended in Duluth.

The race included almost 450 teams, each with 6-12 individuals, who ran the 205-mile journey...



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