A Day Of Running

It’s time to go wild again. Today marks the first of this summer’s Wild Hog Wednesdays, a group open to runners of all levels, and the 7 p.m. kickoff at the Wild Hog Smokehouse coincides with┬áNational Running Day. The group offers routes of┬ávarious distances and a chance to mingle with like-minded every day athletes. Over…
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Old Shoes

Too many shoes in your closet? If you’re runner, there’s a good chance you have lots of shoes stuffed in closets. Personally, I have shoes for all matters of running — a couple pair rotating for easy and long runs, at least three pair for speed work, trail shoes, Goretex shoes for nasty conditions and…
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A Rare Event

Hundreds milled around the parking lot, staving off the biting north wind, in anticipation and excitement, much like a marathon. But this was not a marathon. It was a duathlon. Large races often have a way of charging the crowd with an unmistakable energy — the hope of harnessing the strength and reward of working…
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Renewed Energy

Today marks the start of packet pickup for the Fargo Marathon at the Fargodome. To me, one of the best parts of big race events is the expo and finding yourself surrounded by the excitement, anxiety and energy of thousands of others who share an interest in the sport. Traditionally, the Fargo community has lined…
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Going For Green

“Running is a big question mark that’s there each and every day. It asks you, ‘Are you going to be a wimp or are you going to be strong today?’” — Peter Maher With record-breaking temps, it’s time to shed the layers and run outdoors. It couldn’t come sooner after an interesting winter, with several…
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