Marathon Rivalry?

Did anyone notice the Bismarck Marathon flyer in the Fargo race packet? It seems our friends to the west must be trying to cash in on Fargo’s success, or trying to build a little rivalry. "North Dakota’s flattest, fastest and friendliest marathon," the Bismarck race claims. Perhaps Fargo might want to trademark it’s flat, fast…
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The Recap

Today, sitting with a cup of coffee and jug of Powerade, it’s time for a recap on my Fargo Marathon performance. This week I’ll dissect the event itself, but analyzing my race now will help me in future marathons. Overall, I’m satisfied with my 3:31:36 finishing time – slightly more than 3 minutes faster than…
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Monumental Morning

“If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.” – Norman Vincent Peale Dawn begins to burn off this morning, as the night slowly gives way to a greyish-blue sky. For thousands of runners, myself included, months of…
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No. 1375

Well, the hours are ticking by, and by this time tomorrow, I hope to be resting after a post-race meal of pizza and M&M monster cookies. So far the carbo-loading plan is working great, and thanks to a friend who lent me some movies, I’m spending the afternoon watching some running flicks for some final…
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