Putting The Pieces In Place

With less than two weeks to go before the Fargo Marathon, I’ve set my eyes on the details of my taper. One of the most important pre-race details is setting a chiropractor appointment to make sure everything is aligned properly. After months of pounding the pavement, I always feel better with everything set back in…
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Mahnomen Kids

Here’s an interesting story about the Mahnomen, Minn., school district getting kids involved in running.   Student-athletes from Mahnomen Elementary School have won $1,000 for their Mighty Milers program from the New York Road Runners Foundation. Mighty Milers challenges students across the country to run half a mile at least twice a week, with a…
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Unchartered Territory

"By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be." – Mark Victor Hansen It’s a fitting time to say thanks to all those who read this blog, which began as a training diary leading up to last year’s Grandma’s Marathon in…
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The Final Countdown

This morning brought a bonus for runners heading outdoors today, with cool but pleasant temps and a light wind. If marathon morning resembles today, it will be a good day to race. And while the weather forecast for the weekend looked bleak, it seems the WDAY meteorologist team got it right. Congrats to Dan Cook,…
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Preparing For The New Course

"No one said it would be easy, no one said it would be this hard." – The Scientist, by Coldplay The official Fargo Marathon course map shows the races – either the half or full – won’t be easy. Racing presents its own demands – an opportunity to push past the pain and challenge oneself…
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