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Trojan track coach wins women’s 5K

Brielle (Lund) Loewen, 30, who lives near Canada, was the overall winner of the Emma Creek 5K run Saturday in Hesston. She finished with a time of 20 minutes 6 seconds.

The women-only race drew more than 500 runners.

Loewen has been a runner most of her life. She was a runner in high school and as a student at Tabor College.

She became an assistant cross-country coach there, and now coaches track at Hillsboro High School.

Other top 10 winners from Marion County were Lindsay Hincher, 24, Hillsboro, fifth at 23:10; and Rebecca Kaufman, 22, Hillsboro, 10th, 24:37.

Those finishing among the top three in their age groups included Janae Rempel, 34, Hillsboro, third, 29:35; Gail Dyck, 49, Hillsboro, second, 32:28; Donna Washmon, 59, Hillsboro, second, 25:48; and Mary Roniger, 75, Burdick, second, 48:41.

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