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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21 Plus

With the long holiday weekend coming up, its can be hard to fit in quality training and workouts. But with my first marathon looming just four weeks away and a trip planned for Vegas this Memorial Day holiday, I did what any reasonable person (although this might be debatable) would do – take a day…
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Spirit Of The Marathon … And The Olympics

Deena Kastor won the U.S. Women’s Olympic Trials last month in Boston and has probably become the most revered female marathoner. For those who watched Spirit of the Marathon this winter when it showed a couple times at the theater, you’ll be interested in reading this story  about Kastor posted on the Marathon and Beyond…
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Photos Are In

The race photographers’ photos for the Fargo Marathon are online, and their Web site lets you search in a couple different ways, including your bib number. However, bib numbers aren’t always visible so you may want to take some time to browse the collection of photos. I found at least one other photo that where…
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Looking For Inspiration

One of the big questions in the back of my mind as the Fargo Marathon neared was whether people would continue to run once the event passed. As this week wore on, I’ve seen more and more people back out on the streets, hopefully with the goal of maintaining or even improving their fitness. It’s…
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Running With The Lead Pack

Want to know what its like to run with the lead pack of the Fargo Marathon? Eric Sondag, the winner, wrote up a pretty interesting blog of his race day experience. It goes into his pre-race routine, strategy and all the ups and downs of running a marathon. For running enthusiasts, it is definitely worth…
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