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Brown Qualifies For ‘09 Boston Marathon

By Staff | Jan 22, 2009

A former Emmetsburg resident will be one of the select runners in the world to participate in the Boston Marathon this coming April.

Scott Brown, who now lives in West Des Moines, earned the right to compete in the Boston Marathon with a time of 3:04 in the 2008 Twin Cities Marathon in Minneapolis.

Brown, the son of Sue and John Brown, Jr. of Emmetsburg, is a sixth grade science instructor at Westridge Elementary School in West Des Moines, bettered his 2007 Des Moines Marathon time by 55 minutes in order to earn the right to compete in the Boston Marathon.