A Crash Course

With just more than 2 weeks left before the Fargo Marathon, most runners are entering their taper, regardless of whether they’re running the marathon or half marathon. It’s always fun to hear other runners’ stories — especially those planning on their first time at either distance. We’ve all had pre-race jitters and doubts, bouts with…
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The High Point

It was 66 degrees as runners headed out of the parking lot and turned onto the black top, immediately found the challenge of a half-mile climb. During pre-race instructions for the Dam Good Run, the race organizers explained that we’d eventually get to High Point, a good place to stop and take a picture of…
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Just One Run

It’s easy to put too much pressure on ourselves as runners. After all, we get up early to grind out miles, subject ourselves to not-so-please weather, push the pace and effort in special workouts to tune up for events that can take hours to complete. And then, when race day comes, put so much meaning…
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The Dam Good Run

It’s 5 weeks to the Fargo Marathon. Simultaneously it seems like the time has crawled along and before I know it, another week has passed on the calendar. The rollercoaster weeks of training mean that I’m not ready. There’s not even a whisper of hope in that statement. And I won’t be ready when Grandma’s…
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