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Fergus Falls Runner Keeps Community Connected Through Virtual Races

Arne Robertson says with a lack of opportunity to race he decided to take a step in another direction

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — COVID-19 has caused shutdowns of 5Ks, 10Ks, and marathons across the country. Arne Robertson, a runner himself says with a lack of opportunity to race he decided to take a step in another director to keep the spirit going. “Ya know I did a virtual race for one of my friends and I thought this might…

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…

Runners Race to Raise Awareness About Addiction

Money Raised For The Race Will Be Given To The First Step Recovery Program

MOORHEAD, Minn. –While runners were getting set for the big 5k run, one woman on the sidelines is jogging her own memories of the addiction she beat over a decade ago. “I entered this program myself 11 years ago, and I have been sober the entire 11 years, and it’s a great program I recommend it to people and if…

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. — The 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…

MSUM Psychology Club Helps People Step Up to the Mental Health Stigma

This is the first time the club has hosted a 5K

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People are stepping up to the mental health stigma. Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Psychology Club is hosting a 5K for mental health awareness. People are going 13 laps around the track at Nemzek Fieldhouse and walking for those affected with a mental disorder. Club representatives say they want these types of events to reach the whole community. “We…

People Celebrating Civically Active Women and Those Running for Office at Nation’s First Nonpartisan 5K

Over 500 people ran in Washington D.C. while people from 25 other states were signed up virtually to run in their home towns

FARGO, N.D. — The country’s first nonpartisan 5K celebrating women getting civically active and running for office is happening nationwide. Those who put together the Courage to Run 5K say democracy is a marathon. Whether you are looking to run a physical race or a political race, you need a focused mindset, heartfelt vision and physical endurance. Over 500 people…

Third Annual Michael Kaspari Recovery Run/Walk Reminds People Overcoming Addiction is Possible

It raised about $30,000 for the Village First Step Recovery Program

FARGO, N.D. — More than 200 people laced up their sneakers for the third annual Michael Kaspari Memorial Recovery 5k Run and Walk. The Village’s First Step Recovery Program started putting on the race as a way to celebrate addiction recovery. It’s also a way for the mental health clinic to highlight their free family recovery clinic. The run/walk raised almost…

T and T 5K is Giving Back to NICU Nurses Who Have Devoted So Much to the Teberg Family

"It's here. Our small dream is coming true today"

KINDRED, N.D. — Emily and Brian Teberg, a mother and father from Kindred have experienced two of their daughters in the Essentia Health NICU. After years of spending hours upon hours with the nurses, they took a dream and made it a reality. Take a look at how they are giving back to those who have changed their lives. It…