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Cannon Falls' Emi Trost breaks away from the pack during the first lap of the 800-meter dash Friday in the Class 1A state track and field championship meet at Hamline University in St. Paul.

State Track: Trost with strong outing in 800 prelims

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ST. PAUL - On the feet that have helped her become one of the state's top distance runners, Cannon Falls' Emi Trost carries some extra motivation.


Sprawled across her purple Nikes, Trost has the words of one of her favorite Bible verses: Philippians 4:13.

"'I can do anything,'" Trost said, pointing to her running shoes, "'through Christ who strengthens me.' I run for my lord."

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Joe Brown
Joe Brown is the sports editor for the Red Wing Republican Eagle. Previously, he worked at the Marshall Independent and the St. Cloud Times. For updates on local sports, follow Joe on Twitter at @RE_JBrown.
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