The 19th annual Fargo Marathon is nearly upon us

The Fargo Marathon is near as thousands will take on the course for an event that's becoming more popular across the nation.

FARGO, ND (KVRR) – Tomorrow morning, the FARGODOME will be filled with thousands and thousands of people running in the 19th annual Fargo Marathon. Recently the F-M area was dealing with smoke conditions, but recent rainfall and a cold front has helped clear the skies. “So hopefully tonight, 65 and sunny and hopefully tomorrow morning 45 and sunny,” said Mark…

One of a kind inline race draws skaters from all over

It's a race in a lane of it's own

Grand Forks, N.D. (KVRR)- Rollin’ on the River Inline Marathon’s 11th year brings 100 racers together from multiple states like Illinois and California, and some made the trip from outside the US, like Canada and Puerto Rico, to explore the course in Grand Forks. “I guess the biggest stressor for us is making sure we have a safe race, we…

Cycling group stop in Fargo on cross country trek for MS patients

More than 4 thousand miles and 15 states, these cyclists are making the trek across the United States for a good cause.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Bike the U.S. for MS is a nationwide fundraiser raising money for those who struggle with Multiple Sclerosis while doubling as a marathon bike ride. The Northern Tier began their journey in May in Ben Harbor, Maine and their goal is to keep pedaling east to west across the Northern part of the country until they…

Man runs from Fargo to Stillwater, Minn. for pancreatic cancer awareness

"This run is about transcending pain into a hopeful future."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Laurie Webber died of pancreatic cancer last August. She just had this bright, ferocious, protective loving energy about her. This is the start of a 266 mile journey going from Fargo to Stillwater, Minnesota, to honor the legacy of Laurie Webber and cancer patients everywhere. Mark Dowdle and his team are partnering with the Love Like…

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…

LIVE: Plenty Of Time To Train For Fargo Marathon

2020 Fargo Marathon Is Four Months Away

  We’ve been highlighting the health benefits of running a marathon, including new research that says a marathon can lower your vascular age by up to four years by improving the elasticity of your arteries. Well, we’re four months from this year’s Fargo Marathon, and race director Mark Knutson says that’s plenty of time to train for 26.2 miles. He…

Fargo Mini Marathon Causes Road Closures in Moorhead

The City of Moorhead is asking residents to reduce speed and use caution on the roadway in these areas.

MOORHEAD, M.N.–The altered course route for the Fargo Mini Marathon will cause road closures. Between the hours of 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Saturday, 15th Avenue North in Moorhead will be closed from 11th Street to the Red River. The course will also affect individuals living north of 15th Avenue and west of 11th Street up to Johnson Park….

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. — Runners 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…