STAFF BLOG ADDICTED TO RUNNING Another Olympic Qualifier for Loeffler
Even as a master's division runner, Eric Loeffler continues to impress by showing his talent, endurance and commitment as a runner.
Now 40, theformer North Dakota State University trackster, and long... Posted on 12/6/17 at 8:44 AM
FATHER KNOWS LAST To Run or Not to Run
Ive been taking a break from running; a relatively long one, by my standards. I once ran for 100 consecutive days, so for me, anything more than a few days off just doesnt happen! Even when I was ba... Posted on 11/11/17 at 10:52 PM
KINDNESS IS CONTAGIOUS With Kindness, We Can Do Hard Things
My daughter wants me to run a half-marathon with her. Not just any race, she wants to run the Walt Disney World half marathon. I suppose since she's 13, she will want me to pay for it too.
It a... Posted on 11/10/17 at 3:34 PM
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF NORTH DAKOTA Walk or Run to Jump-Start Your Summer Fun!
For many in Fargo-Moorhead and surrounding communities, the unofficial kick-off to summer is the annual Fargo Marathon. With a full week of events, people celebrate the chance to get outdoors and mov... Posted on 4/27/17 at 8:16 AM
BBB BUZZ FROM THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU Late Summer Means Fun Runs – And Possible Pitfalls
In recent years, the number of fun runs themed races such as Color Runs and obstacle and Mud Runs offered to racing enthusiasts and beginners has grown significantly. Though many of these races deli... Posted on 8/10/16 at 12:36 PM
The shoes that Jessica Eliason ran in for the Boston Marathon just over two weeks ago have the names “Larry” and “Cindy” printed on their tongues. They’re bright blue, green and purple in color. They’re also gone.
Brandi Jewett, Forum News Service
May 08, 2014
WEST FARGO – Michelle Donarski says if she didn’t run in a group, she probably wouldn’t run at all. The 46-year-old West Fargo woman is training to run a half marathon during the Fargo Marathon on Saturday, but she says for her, running is all about socializing.
FARGO - It didn’t take long for the Fargo Marathon to be an attraction for the “50 States Marathon Club.” Runners from across the country descended on Fargo in May to notch North Dakota off their list.
FARGO – For 42 years, Roger Twigg was either coaching cross country and track and field or handling the duties of athletic director at Crosby-Ironton High School in Minnesota. He’s retired now but certainly not out of the running business.
BOSTON - Meb Keflezighi on Monday became the first U.S. male athlete to win the Boston Marathon in three decades, an emotional performance in a city still recovering from last year's fatal bombing attack on the world-renowned race.
BOSTON/HOPKINTON - Nearly 36,000 athletes will run in the 118th Boston Marathon on Monday in the first running of the race since last year's bombing, with top-ranked Kenyan and Ethiopian runners among the second-largest field in the race's history.
BOSTON – For Kevin Carollo, running the 118th Boston Marathon today – his first – will have an extra emotional kick. The 45-year-old Fargo man says he was deeply affected as he watched coverage of the twin bombings last April that ripped into runners and spectators at the marathon’s finish line.
As the weather warms up it’s time to re-examine running clothes. Gone are the multiple layers and mittens, it’s time to lighten up. In this week’s Getting in Gear with Josh and Erin, Fargo Marathon Director Mark Knutson looks at spring/summer running clothes while Go Far Woman director Sue Knutson gives you tips on buying a running bra.
The guesswork has gone out of training. Today’s technology makes it easier than ever to train for a race. In today’s episode of “Getting in Gear with Josh and Erin”, Fargo Marathon Director Mark Knutson gives our runners pointers on the best high tech gadgets to use.
“Into every life a little rain must fall.” In the case of training for a race, you might say, “Into every run, a little ache or pain might happen.”
Injuries are common for first time and less experienced runners. How do you know when it’s serious or something you can work through?
Runners aren’t built by running alone. You can’t run everyday, so what do you do on “off” days?
That’s the focus of episode #8 of Getting in Gear with Josh and Erin.
For the past few weeks, we’ve been watching as Fargo Marathon director Mark Knutson trains a couple of less-experienced athletes on how to run a race.
If it’s a Saturday morning and you happen to stop into any coffee shop in Fargo-Moorhead you might just see a table full of smiling runners downing their morning coffee. Tracy Clow is one of them. The Fargo woman is an avid runner who finds inspiration running alongside others.
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