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Cannon Falls junior Emi Trost runs out front of the pack at the Hiawatha Valley League Conference Championships Oct. 16 in Rochester. Trost won the race in a personal record time of 14 minutes, 8 seconds. R-E/file photo

Cross-Country: Cannon Falls' Trost chugging along with state's best

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Emi Trost's favorite book growing up was "The Little Engine That Could."

Life mirrors art and it fits Trost snug. Trost has become much like her locomotive friend, spinning through difficult workouts and races with a perpetual smile across her face; the success soon followed.


"I'm always telling myself, 'I think I can, I think I can,'" Trost said. "She was little and kind of an insignificant train and she rose to the challenge and nobody thought she could."

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Chris Harrell
Chris Harrell is a sports reporter for the Red Wing Republican Eagle. Previously, he interned at the St. Paul Pioneer Press and The Daily Caller in Washington, D.C. For updates on local sports, follow Chris on Twitter at @RECHarrell.
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