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Al said, "After running 13.1 miles in the Rock 'n Roll Las Vegas Half Marathon, I could barely raise my arms at the finish line." (Contributed photo)

It's Our Turn: Highs and lows of a half-marathon

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Can something be exhausting and exhilarating at the same time? Frustrating yet fulfilling? Puff you up with pride while deflating you with defeat?

Yes. At least that's what I found out while competing in the Rock 'n Roll Las Vegas Half Marathon on December 2.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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