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Red Wing Shoes employee gets top half finish at Olympic trials

Nichole Porath finished in 69th place after running the marathon in 2 hours, 44 minutes, 12 seconds Saturday at the Olympic trials in Houston.

Porath is a full-time financial ananlyst for Red Wing Shoes and qualified for the Olympic trials by running 2:44:46 at the Grandma's Marthon in Duluth. Red Wing Shoes showed its support by sending Porath and her family to Houston in the company jet.