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A Classic At Cushman

The buzz in advance of Monday night’s track meet at Cushman Field in Grand Forks was that there’d be a good turnout. Still, after logging my own 7-miler, I was a bit surprised when I arrived for the main events — competitive miles for a field of elite and sub-elite men and women runners — to find…
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Grandmas start

Commitment To Pain

“In every race, something within each athlete (something we may now specify as perception of effort) poses a simple question: How bad do you want it? To realize your potential, you must respond with some version of this answer: More.” — Matt Fitzgerald, author if How Bad Do You Want It? Sitting on an old…
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Hungry For The Hills

“If you don’t think you were born to run, you’re not only denying history. You’re denying who you are.” — Christopher McDougall, author of Born to Run The aches and pains from racing are still fresh. A few new ones even popped up. Just a week removed from the Fargo Marathon, I found myself running…
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