Fargo Marathon

Ten-Thousand Runners Take on 15th Annual Fargo Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k

Almost 10,000 people filled the Fargo dome for race day even though it was pouring rain outside

  FARGO, N.D.– Runners taking part in the 15th annual Fargo Marathon got a little wet today, but that didn’t mean the race was over for them. Almost 10,000 people filled the Fargo dome for race day, even though it was pouring rain outside. Some participants dressed for the rain by wearing raincoats and hats, and for others it looked…

Fargo Marathon Ends With Two First-Time Winners

Arrturs Bareikis won on the Men's side, Val Curtis from Minot took the title on the Women's end

FARGO, N.D. — From an eight-year old completing the half marathon to marriage proposals at the finish line, the 2019 Fargo marathon had it all. As far as winners of the 26.2 mile trek through the streets, there were first timers. On the men’s side, Arturs Bareikis passed Anthony Kiriu in the last three miles to cross the finish line…

15th Annual Sanford Fargo Marathon Prepares for Final Day of Events

Saturday's events include the 10k, relay races and the full and half marathons

FARGO, N.D.– Runners, get your shoes ready! The last day of the week-long events for the 15th Annual Sanford Fargo Marathon is nearing the end of its course. Saturday’s events include the 10k, relay races and the full and half marathons. Close to 10,000 people are signed up to participate in the final day of events. The marathon director advises…

Moorhead Police Sergeant to Run Fargo Marathon in Uniform

He's doing it to honor those killed in the line of duty

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Thousands of people will be running in the Fargo Marathon, and everyone has their own reason for taking part. Moorhead Police Sergeant Scott Kostohryz says his favorite part of running marathons, other than the finish line, is hearing the stories about why people participate. “Everyone’s got a reason to run. Nobody wakes in the morning and says, ‘I’m…

Thousands of Kids Lace Up Their Sneakers for Youth Run

The Youth Run is just one event in the week of Fargo Marathon activities

FARGO, N.D. — Even though the big race is two days away, kids get their own version of the 15th Annual Fargo Marathon at the Youth Run. Thousands of kids take part in the run with the option to do a half mile or full mile. TNT led everyone through some warm up exercises and dance–off. After the run, each kid…

Fargo Marathon Adds New Course Option to Cyclothon

After four years of going strong, Fargo Marathon is adding to its Cyclothon

  FARGO, N.D.– Marathon week is kicking off with the fourth annual Fargo Marathon Cyclothon. This year, there’s a new course option for cyclists. After four years of going strong, Fargo Marathon is adding to its Cyclothon. Organizers are expanding it to include a 15 mile race along with the original 26.2 mile race to get more people involved. “I…

Fargo Running Company Offers Race Preparation Advice for Runners

The store advises runners to not make any major changes with less than a week left of preparation

FARGO, N.D.– Fargo Running Company is telling runners to keep active during the final stages of Fargo Marathon preparation. Fargo Running Company advises runners to not make any major changes to diet or training routine with less than a week left of preparation. The store’s owner says to trust your training and recommends first-time marathoners to go into it with…

Fargo Marathon Rerouted Because of Flooding

The new path will avoid trails and bridges that are still under water or too wet

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Marathon is two weeks away, but if you ran or cheered people on in the past, you might notice some changes this year. Several areas around the river along the original route have been changed, because the floodwaters haven’t receded. “We saw it coming, we were trying to be optimistic of course that last blizzard that…