Where Did It Go?

It turned out to be a great day for a run, as I’m sure those who went to the Lindenwood 10K found out, but the temperature sure heated up in a hurry. Heading out on my 21-miler today, the thermometer showed 60 degrees. An hour later, it had jumped to 65 and I’m guessing it…
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First Signs Of Pain

From time to time, even the most durable athletes feel minor dings and pain. It’s a part of training and competing. But knowing how to respond to injuries is important in the recovery and management of them. Any pain that changes a runner’s gait, or how the mechanics and form of running, should require immediate…
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Running On Empty

With unexplainable and ridiculous gas prices, it would be interesting to know how runners are adjusting their plans, especially for races. Earlier this week, a discussion board on Runner’s World asked people to post comments about whether gas prices would change their group running plans. In larger metro areas, group runs might require longer commutes.…
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A Chance To Race

For all those runners who like to run in Lindenwood Park, which has to be among the best spots in the Fargo-Moorhead area, you’ll want to check out the Lake Agassiz Pacers’ 10K run on Saturday. Last year’s version was the first solo race I had done, partly because it was about the same distance…
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Running The Strip

One of the things I love about running is that it gives you a whole new perspective on places, especially those that are new to you. Luckily, I’ve been able to do this twice this year in cities that aren’t anywhere near Fargo. I kicked off my official marathon training with a long run when I visited…
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Sondag’s Second Half

Back from Vegas over the holiday weekend, I found my email filled with some great running links. While I hoped he would post it sooner, I was glad to see Eric Sondag, winner of the Fargo Marathon earlier this month, posted the second half of his race blog. It’s a really good read and worth…
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