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Alicia and Steve Lokken pose with Alicia’s Hard Charge Women’s Division Championship trophy. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Lokkens take the ‘Hard Charge’ challenge head-on...

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Running a 5K race on smooth, paved roads is usually a nice accomplishment for most runners and people looking to stay in shape.

But now add in a little extra mileage, along with 35 obstacles with names such as “The Knee Knocker,” “Hurdlin’ Hades” and “The Back Scratcher” and it becomes…well…much more challenging.


It was an experience a Detroit Lakes married couple was eager to take, with one of them even taking top honors in convincing fashion.

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Brian Wierima
Detroit Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor for the last 15 years. St. Cloud State University graduate, who hails from Deer Creek, MN.