Grandma’s Minnesota Mile Winners

Four separate races were held on Sunday in downtown Duluth

A total of 514 people registered for the Grandma’s Minnesota Mile event which featured four separate divisions — Minnesota Mile (Elite), Duluth Mile (Semi-Elite), All City Mile (Recreational) and the Verizon Kids Mile.

Chris O’Hare, a 2016 Olympian from the United Kingdom, won Sunday’s 10th annual Grandma’s Minnesota Mile road race in downtown Duluth. O’Hare, 25, who lives in Boston, finished in 4 minutes, 1.6 seconds and claimed the first-place prize of $3,000. Ford Palmer of Palermo, NJ placed second in 4:01.9 and Seattle’s Riley Masters, was third in 4:02.5.

Emily Lipari, 23, of Brighton, MA claimed the women’s division title and $3,000 with a winning time of 4:36.9. Team USA member, Heather Kampf, 25, of Minneapolis, placed second with a time of 4:37.0. Christy Cazzola of Marietta, GA was third with a time of 4:39.9.

The Minnesota Mile is a stop on the nationwide Bring Back the Mile Tour 2016. For more visit

The Minnesota Mile is presented by Advantage Emblem & Screen Printing, Duluth News Tribune, Sasquatch Radio 106.5, Fitger’s, Holiday Stationstores, Holiday Inn & Suites, Kemps, KBJR 6 & Range 11, Super One and Verizon.

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