Try 4 More

The buoys gently bobbed on the waters of Little Pine Lake as the sun glistened off the water. It was going to be a good day. With my bike and gear positioned neatly in the transition area, I stood on the landing dock and wondered to myself, “How bad will the swimming leg be?” The…
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A Tribute To Remember

One year ago today, Dave Hawkinson of Fargo had been out on a long bike ride near Grandin, N.D., training for an upcoming Ironman. A respected and well-liked person, and a talented athlete, so many lives changed that morning when a distracted driver speeding on a rural road near crashed into him.┬áThe man responsible for…
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The Ugly Side Of Running

After the layers of Lance Armstrong’s legend had been peeled away by the overwhelming facts of doping, it only seemed fitting to question whether performance-enhancing drugs were widespread within endurance running circles. We’ve seen many world class athletes stripped of their world and Olympic titles, suspended or┬ábanned from track and field sports for decades. Almost…
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Designing Better Cities

“You must expect great things from yourself before you can do them.” — Michael Jordan If you live in Fargo-Moorhead, you may know there’s a broad discussion going on right now about walkability, the use of bikes and how city design can impact recreational and pedestrian accessibility. Community members are invited to participate in the…
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