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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…

Runners From F-M Area Go The Distance

The Fargo Mini Marathon celebrates its 11th year

FARGO, N.D.- The nice weather made for a perfect day to run at the Fargo Mini Marathon. Participants came from all over North Dakota and Minnesota. Runners started at the Civic Center and made their way through different types of scenery in the Fargo–Moorhead area. They were given medal ribbons at the end for completing the entire course. “If you’re…

Wonder Woman Cheers on Runners For First Ever DC Wonder Woman Run Series

More than 2,000 runners dressed in Wonder Woman gear and as other super heroes, ran the first ever DC Wonder Woman run series in Fargo

FARGO, N.D.– A Super Hero was in town to cheer on some runners during a race. More than 2,000 runners dressed in Wonder Woman gear and as other super heroes, ran the first ever DC Wonder Woman run series in Fargo. “The Wonder woman event is really about participation and it’s about feeling good about you, and about crossing that…

Global Running Day Encourages People to Lace Up Their Sneakers and Get Active

Local organizations are holding group runs and virtual runs

FARGO, N.D. — Nice, warm days are great reason to get out and get moving, and that’s what Global Running Day is designed to do. Fargo Running Company owner Cley Twigg took part in his first race when he was four, and he hasn’t stopped running since. “It’s something I enjoy doing. I call it my therapy. It’s what I need sometimes,…

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…

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…

Thousands of Runners Get Ready for Saturday’s Fargo Marathon

Runners could pick up race materials at Sanford Health Athletic Complex

FARGO, N.D. — It was the calm before the storm at the Sanford Health Athletic Complex, as thousands of anxious runners received their materials before the Fargo Marathon. Thousands of runners have participated in the marathon over the years, and Director Mark Knutson is optimistic about the race this year. “The passion’s still there. I think the crowd support is fantastic….

Governor Burgum, First Lady Kathryn Honor Michael Kaspari and the Run for Recovery

The Run for Recovery is about more than addiction awareness

FARGO, ND — Governor Doug Burgum and North Dakota’s First Lady are joining hundreds of runners in Fargo. The Run for Recovery is about more than addiction awareness. They’re remembering the life of a local leader. KVRR’s Nick Broadway joins us from Lindenwood Park with more. NICK BROADWAY, REPORTING: I’m near the main shelter at Lindenwood Park where hundreds of…

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…