Tina Ostroot

by Bruce Strand, Sports editor When Tina Ostroot ran her first Boston Marathon a year ago, she intended it to be her final 26-miler, having run marathons each decade since the late 1970’s. However, the terrorist bombs that killed three and injured hundreds last year changed her mind. “I went back because I felt like […]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Tina Ostroot, Elk River first-grade teacher who was a two-time state cross county champion in high school, has resumed serious running at age 50. This summer, Ostroot qualified for next year’s Boston Marathon, running a 3:47:20 at Grandma’s Marathon, beating the four-hour standard for her age/gender to qualify for […]

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