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Star Tribune, February 9, 1989:
Kelly Kruell and Pete Kessler won the open division of the Grand Prix series administered by the Minnesota Distance Running Association. Kruell, 28, of Minneapolis, earned 36 of a possible 63 points; Kessler, 26, of Shoreview, earned 107 of a possible 126.
Points are based o the number of Grand Prix contestants in a race. The races were the TAC all-comers meet mile in February, the St. Patrick's day 8k, Get in Gear 10k, Robin Hood half-marathon, Easy Does It 5-mile, Kaiser Roll 5k, Hennepin-Lake Classic 5k, City of Lakes 25k, Twin Cities Marathon, and Rocky's Run cross-country 8K.
Winners in the other divisions were Marina Jones, Burnsville, and Doug Suker, Minneapolis, 35-40; Carol Klitzke, Osseo, and Dick Ruhland, Montgomery, 40-45, Loretta Helling, Farribault, and Andy Deters, Bloomington, 46-50; Mae Horns, Edina, and Myron Anderson, Coon Rapids, 50-55, Jan Lloyd, Minneapolis, and Gred Prom, St. Anthony, 55-60, Mary Lou Carlson, Minneapolis, and Alex Ratelle, Edina, 60 and over.