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Monique Crisp stands with her daughter, Olivia, with her goal sign from the Minneapolis Marathon, where she ran fast enough to earn a spot in the Boston Marathon next year.

Hastings woman qualifies for Boston Marathon

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Monique Crisp of Hastings will be running in Boston next year. Besides placing her 22nd out of 470 women in the race and sixth out of 104 women in her age group, her time of 3:38:17 in the Minneapolis Marathon June 6 qualified her for the Boston Marathon.


Going into the marathon, Crisp set her goal at 3:40:00.

"I didn't realize until a couple days before that that was a qualifying time," she said.

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Katrina Styx
Katrina Styx has been a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette since 2010. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Prior to coming to Hastings, Katrina reported for weekly newspapers in Jordan, Minn., and River Falls, Wis.
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