Elite Runners Sign Up

Last week, The Forum reported that the Kenyan-dominated Duma Runners Club, based in Coon Rapids, Minn., would likely sign up four runners to run the Fargo Marathon. So far, three club runners are registered to run. David Tuwei, 29, and Raphael Kuto, 27, have both signed up for the 26.2-mile race. William Serem, 31, has…
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An Olympic Hopeful?

Fargo native Andrew Carlson appears to have a great chance at making the U.S. Olympic team that will head to Beijing in August. The Olympic trials, in Eugene, Ore., start in late June and Carlson has had a banner year so far in 2008. He won the half marathon in Fargo last year in 1:05:01,…
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Running With Riley

Many runners say one of their favorite ways to enjoy the sport is taking a dog out on a run. For some, it’s a way to give our canine friends some great exercise. Others like the company to deter strangers. For me, there are a few reasons I like to take Riley, a food-loving, fun-timing…
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Going To Grandma’s

Did anyone ever tell you, "Never say never." It’s one of those words I don’t like, and rarely use. But I thought it was pretty safe to say I’d never run a marathon. It just didn’t appeal to me, and besides, the amount of training it takes to complete one appeared to be far more…
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A Runner’s Life

"Excellence means asking more of yourself than others do." – The final entry in my 2008 desk calendar On a run earlier this month, my mind began to wander a bit and I started thinking about what I’ve learned on the road – or more concisely, how the sport has reminded me of a lesson…
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