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Crookston Times - Crookston, MN
  • Crookston native runs Disney Marathon

  • Emily Chapman, a Crookston High School graduate, now of Fort Myers, Fla., recently participated along with 25,000 other runners in the Disney Full Marathon.
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  • Emily Chapman, a Crookston High School graduate, now of Fort Myers, Fla., recently participated along with 25,000 other runners in the Disney Full Marathon. Starting outside of EPCOT, the 26.2 mile race took participants through Magic Kingdom Park, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park, ESPN Wild World of Sports, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and finally running through EPCOT.
     
    Disney characters and various music groups were on hand along the route to encourage the runners. The 2013 marathon marked the 20th anniversary of the event. A special medal was created for the runners who crossed the finish line.
     
    Emily’s parents, Tom and Barb Chapman of Crookston, were on hand to cheer her on.

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