Without Limits

For all those runners out there looking for inspiration, you might not want to pass up an event Saturday evening at the Fargo Theatre. One of Fargo’s local running specialty stores, Beyond Running, is featuring a showing of "Without Limits," a 1998 biographical film about Steve Prefontaine and Bill Bowerman. Here is a movie poster…
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A Great Day To Run

We’ve been teased before with great weather, just to see snowstorms blanket the Red River Valley with six or more inches. More than most years, this one has really gotten old. But today, with a late shift at work, I had a chance to take a late morning run. Less than a mile into my…
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A Few Numbers

A look at marathon statistics from 2007 shows that the Fargo Marathon, if it keeps growing at its current pace, could make the top 30 largest races in the U.S. sometime soon. The top 30 list from last year shows the Cleveland Marathon in the final spot with 1,989 finishers. A week ago, The Forum…
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A Running Inspiration

As a runner, I’m always looking for inspiration: music, books, movies, anything I can get my hands on. There are a lot of books out there, including ones on how to be a better runner and legends of the sport. I’ve read quite a few but one of my favorites is "The Perfect Mile" by…
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Hundreds Show Up

Any one think it was a little too chilly for a run this morning? I did, but then I showed up at the Red River Runners’ community run at the Fargodome. It was impressive – more than 200 people showed up to get in their training runs. The weather, or should I say the wind,…
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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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