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Runners ‘Burn’ the Bird in Downtown Fargo

The word none of us want to hear on Thanksgiving Day is 'Burn'. But for one group of runners, it's the only word they wanted to hear.

FARGO, N.D. — Starting the day healthy isn’t something that’s easy on Thanksgiving, but for some people, the Burn the Bird 5 and 10k Races are just what they need before their big meals. “When you’re making the mash potatoes in the morning and you find out that the cream you’re putting in the potatoes has 50 calories in a…

Bloated Red River Forces Course Changes For Fargo Mini Marathon This Weekend

Events are planned for both Friday and Saturday

FARGO, N.D. — The recent snowstorm and rainfall is taking a toll on the upcoming Fargo Mini Marathon. A large section of the half marathon course along the Red River is flooded. Marathon organizers are still working out the final details on the new route. Events are planned for both Friday and Saturday. The half marathon, 10K and 5K will…

Boy Who Ran 5K Race Ends Up Winning 10K By Accident

Kade Lovell's mother became worried when he didn't cross the finish line of the Francis Franny Flyer 5K

SARTELL, Minn. — It took 9-year-old Kade Lovell longer than expected to finish his 5K race in Minnesota, but only because he was busy accidentally winning a separate 10K race. Lovell’s mother became worried when he didn’t cross the finish line of the Francis Franny Flyer 5K in Sartell on Saturday. She drove along the 5K route looking for him…

Race to Zero 5K and 10K Raise Awareness for Sexual Assault

This is the second year the race was hosted in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. —┬áThe Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network says every 92 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. Local organizations who deal with sexual assault are bringing more awareness to the issue. People are competing in a 5K and 10K run called “Race to Zero” to get more people to recognize sexual assault. But where does the name “Race to…

27-Year-Old Completes Her Goal of Running 27 Races in her 27th Year

Throughout the year, Erika traveled around the region and across the country, checking off one race after another

FARGO, N.D. — Everyone has that one day of the year they get to blow out their candles, close their eyes and make a wish. But one Fargo woman made her 27th birthday wish come true instead of just dreaming. One year ago, Erika Edwards ran her first half marathon. “After that I kind of got the runner’s high and…

Looking Back on the 2018 Fargo Marathon and What’s to Come Next Year

"All in all feeling great about the whole feel of events starting from the cyclothon all the way through yesterday's full marathon"

FARGO, N.D. — After 394 days of planning, all of the Fargo Marathon events and races have come to an end. “All in all feeling great about the whole feel of events starting from the cyclothon all the way through yesterday’s full marathon,” said Executive Director of the Fargo Marathon, Mark Knutson. Whether you were racing, watching or cheering people…

Runners Endure a Windy Saturday Morning during Fargo Marathon

Runners come from all over the country to partake in the race

FARGO, N.D. —┬áRunners of all ages and skill levels embarked on a journey of just over 26 miles through the windy streets of Fargo and Moorhead to achieve a lifetime goal. Coming all the way from his new home in Texas, Edward Childress, a veteran of 110 marathons, says the key to finishing strong is dealing with the elements. “Right…

Warm Up Your Valentine

Get fit and get friendly at the 5K/10K Cupid's Chase.

    When it’s cold outside and you’re looking to warm up your sweetie for Valentine’s Day, there’s no better way than to do it with the Cupid Chase. The 5k and 10k run is an early-season warmup to the Fargo Marathon sponsored by Essentia Health , and organizer Mark Knutson dropped by to visit with us live in-studio on…