Two Weeks To Fargo

Soon all those long, early Saturday runs will pay off for those running the Fargo Marathon, which is just two weeks away. More than 10,000 runners have registered and the race is nearing its cap for entries, pretty amazing for an event now in its fourth year. The one race that seems to have really…
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Weekend Race Preview

The road race season is starting to kick into gear, and there are several area runs planned in the next few months. I’ll be posting them in the blog to give you a heads up about them, just in case you want to lace up your shoes and try one. While the weekend forecast looks…
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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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