Crosslake Clover Dash 5K chilly but spirited
Runners from near and far broke out their best green attire for the first Clover Dash 5K on Saturday, March 15, in Crosslake Town Square.
The race was part of Crosslake’s 40th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Celebration, and despite the unseasonably cold temperatures, 138 people participated.
Justin Grunewald of Minneapolis, a 2004 Brainerd High School graduate, took first place overall with a time of 15:47, which put him at a pace of just more than five minutes per mile.
Grunewald bested the nearest competitor by more than a minute. Julie Berg of Ironton was the top female finisher with a time of 21:50.
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