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Echo Press photo by Lori Mork Alexandria junior Tess Boucher led a group of runners up a snow covered hill during the girls' varsity race of the Lions Invitational Meet of Champions at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center on Saturday. The Cardinal girls finished second overall in the race.

Runners take on snow, cold in Lions Meet of Champion

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It was a first in 37 years for the Alexandria Lions "Meet of Champions" Saturday - snow.

Freezing cold, biting winds and snow greeted the nearly 1,500 runners on hand Saturday for the area's largest cross country meet, one featuring many of the top state-ranked athletes and teams in Minnesota.


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