Thousands of Runners Hit the Streets for the Fargo Marathon

20,000 runners participated in the 13th Annual Fargo Marathon

FARGO, N.D. — It’s the race of the year in Fargo which brings in thousands of runners from across the country. Headphones in, shirt sleeves rolled up and runners were in their zone as they took off for the 13th annual Fargo Marathon. Runners had to wake up at the crack of dawn, but they still gathered the energy and…

Runners in the Home Stretch for the Fargo Marathon

Runners are finishing up their final preparation for the Fargo Marathon

FARGO, ND — It’s a day when the Metro hosts runners from across the country and throughout the world. At least 20,000 runners from all 50 states and from overseas are in town for the 13th annual Fargo Marathon. “I’m feeling good,” said Minnesota runner Katie Ahmann. “Looking forward to the 50 degree weather but not so much the rain,…

Fargo Marathon 2017: 5K Hero Run Honors Service Men and Women

Marathon staff members say all the runners are unseen heroes

  FARGO, ND — Before the big one, hundreds of runners honored our service men and women this evening in the 5K Hero Run near NDSU. Marathon staff members say all the runners are unseen heroes. Some of the proceeds go to the Shoes for Kids program which helps shoe more than 1,000 children in the area. Proceeds also go…

Fargo Marathon: Youth Run Not About Breaking Records

Kids get a chance to run like the marathoners in the 13th annual Youth Run

FARGO, N.D. — Thousands of kids tied up the running shoe laces for the 13th annual Fargo Marathon Youth Run. The world record for running a half mile is roughly one minute and 41 seconds. “I’m so excited,” exclaimed Kelsey Pfeifer, a young half mile marathon runner. But the Youth Run is not about breaking records. “I like that you can…

Health Matters: Gearing Up for the Marathon

It's not just about lacing up your shoes when it comes to preparing for a marathon

HEALTH MATTERS– Whether you run the marathon every year, or it’s your first time, there are things you can do to prepare your body for the event. Participating in a marathon is not something you can do overnight. It takes training and a lot of preparation. Part of that prep work goes all the way up to the moment you…

Are You Ready? The Fargo Marathon Starts Next Week

Marathon Week starts with the Cyclothon on Monday evening

FARGO, ND — It’s the annual event that has turned into a citywide celebration…the Fargo Marathon. It might be hard to believe that we are just days away from a jam packed week of marathon events. The marathon hits the streets of Fargo and Moorhead next weekend, but the Fargo Marathon is more than just the race on Saturday. “We’re really…

Dance Marathon at Concordia Needs Your Pennies

Pennies for Pediatrics is kicking off this week at Concordia to help support Sanford Children's Hospital

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Dance Marathon, a nationwide movement involving college students who raise money through dancing, games and entertainment, is stirring up a war at Concordia. The college is hosting its first “Pennies for Pediatrics” fundraiser on campus throughout the week. The competition is between dorms and off campus housing to see who can raise the most money by Friday….