BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD NORTH DAKOTA Shoes for kids being delivered to local schools
Boxes of new Nike running shoes were delivered to seven West Fargo elementary schools yesterday as part of the Shoes for Kids program that will donate 1,000 shoes to 30 elementary schools in the Fargo... Posted on 8/16/13 at 4:01 PM
THROUGH THE LENS 26.2...A "marathon" of words!
I have photographed the Fargo Marathon for the last few years. The experience of quickly moving from location to location to photograph runners and the stuff they go through is amazing. What is more a... Posted on 5/21/13 at 9:54 AM
FATHER KNOWS LAST 2013 Fargo Marathon
I love running!
I love training! My body, mind and soul all benefit from having a steady routine. Training for races has been the one constant during the last four years that seems to make everythi... Posted on 5/18/13 at 8:17 AM
STAFF BLOG ADDICTED TO RUNNING New depths
The run started out easy enough, with a westerly breeze pushing us along the rolling gravel roads. The earthen tones of the landscape, left bare after a rapid melt, stripped away the snow, casting a l... Posted on 4/30/13 at 4:55 AM
The Fargo Marathon has changed its primary media sponsor.
Forum Communications Co. reached an agreement with the marathon’s race committee Wednesday to become the primary media sponsor for next year’s event.
Runners of nearly every age and every state will participate in this weekend's Fargo Marathon. The festivities get started tomorrow night with the World's Largest Youth Run. And if you need any extra inspiration, look any further than Annabelle Hannig.
Organizers of the Fargo Marathon will do everything necessary to protect runners at the race next month in the wake of the blasts at the Boston Marathon, the director of the race in North Dakota's largest city said.
North Dakota’s Democrat challenger in the race for governor took a break from campaigning to compete in a real road race last weekend.
Governor candidate Ryan Taylor ran in the Fargo marathon Saturday.
As the 24,000 people who participated in the weekend’s events crossed the finish line (or did their best to get there), fresh legs were in increasingly short supply, supplanted by satisfied grins and more than a few bags of ice.
A chiropractor in Grand Forks put his own medical training to work to solve a problem: how to address a knee ailment that prevented him from running. The pain got to a point where Joshua McSparron had to practically give up the sport in favor of biking or swimming. It worked. On Saturday, he’s going to run the 26.2 miles in the Fargo Marathon. Barefoot.
Distance running is on my brain because of conversations with several people who participated in Saturday’s Fargo Marathon. The event attracted 18,175 participants for distances ranging from 3.1 miles to 26 miles and 385 yards, the marathon distance. One participant suggested that I join a relay team that splits the distance. Hey, good idea. That would work if four others pledged to run 6.5 miles each. I could handle the final 385 yards
The hope one day of the Fargo Marathon having a permanent course may still be a year away. Call it the price of success.
Marathon executive director Mark Knutson said Sunday that congestion issues where the marathon and half-marathon courses converge and the impact of another flood will most likely send the marathon course committee back to the drawing board to come up with a better solution.
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