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Thousands roll through the Northland

More than 2,600 people crossed the finish line at the 17th annual NorthShore Inline Marathon in Duluth on Saturday, the Northland NewsCenter reports. A 21-year-old from Utah claimed the women's competition and a 21-year-old from Virginia took the top spot in the men's division.
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More than 2,600 people crossed the finish line at the 17th annual North Shore Inline Marathon in Duluth on Saturday, the Northland NewsCenter reports. A 21-year-old from Utah claimed the women's competition and a 21-year-old from Virginia took the top spot in the men's division.

Check out video video from the event below:

WDIO notes the North Shore Inline Marathon is the third largest race in the world.

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