RUNNING

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…

Fargo Marathon expecting fewer runners this year

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Runners are getting ready for the Fargo Marathon weekend. The marathon and half marathon kick off tomorrow at the Fargodome and will take runners throughout Fargo and Moorhead neighborhoods, bike paths and trails along the Red River. Throughout the race, runners will get pumped up with live music from more than 50 bands and DJ’s. After…

LIVE: Running Group Helps People Gain Control Of Their Lives One Step At A Time

Mile in my Shoes expanded to the Fargo area this summer

  A non-profit new to our region is helping people rebuild their lives one step at a time. Mile in my Shoes started in the Twin Cities a few years ago. They’re expanding to the Fargo area this summer. Volunteers run with people who are trying to get their lives back on track. The first local run was last week…

Law Enforcement officers hold Torch Run for Special Olympics

The Torch Run started in 1985 and allows officers to better connect with the community.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) –Fargo Police officers kick off a Law Enforcement Torch Run to support Special Olympics North Dakota. “Law enforcement torch run is just a way to raise awareness of the Special Olympics of North Dakota and also raise money for the events and activities that all the athletes get sent to throughout the year,” Fargo Police Officer Danica…

WATCH: Winter running tip from Fargo ends up in New York Times

The NYT Called Fargo's Beyond Running To Get Advice For Runners During Pandemic

  Runners from around the country are getting running tips from right here in Fargo as they try to stay in shape this winter during the pandemic. Beyond Running Co-Owner Sally Loeffler was featured in a New York Times article about winter running. She says those are lessons a lot more people are going to want to learn this fall…

Social Distancing: Cool Runnings

Tips On Staying Up And Running In The Winter During COVID

  This is the time of year where it’s harder to stay in shape, especially during COVID. You might not want to go to the gym. Outdoor workouts are getting harder to do with the weather. Holiday eating. Cookies and pies are so good! But even cold, snowy weather doesn’t have to keep you from working up a sweat. I…

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…

Agassiz Greenway Recreation Plan Allows Public To Ask Questions About New Project

The group wanted to do this meeting to provide the public with an update and hear feedback.

FARGO, N.D.- The plan for the project is to create a wide range of recreation trails and activities, reinforce natural landscape, and support the continuing growth and prosperity of the metro. The group wanted to do this meeting to provide the public with an update and hear feedback. “An overwhelming majority of the survey respondance and participants of our events indicated…

Social Distancing: Summer Sweat

As The Weather Warms And Some Gyms Stay Closed, How To Safely Work Out And Try To Social Distance From The Heat

  When everything started shutting down in mid-March, we were literally still in the last days of winter. We still had snow storms and freezing temps to deal with. But now, two and a half months later, we’re setting records in the upper 90’s. That means we even have to reconsider our social distancing practices. Gyms are still closed in…

Social Distancing: Turkeys Gone Wild

Plus, More Local Art Honoring Health Care Workers

  I’ve really valued my afternoon runs during this pandemic. It’s a chance to forget all the doom and gloom headlines, get some fresh air, and stay fit in a way that’s pretty easy to maintain social distancing. Unless you run across a gang of these hooligans. I see a lot of turkeys when I run, but this was the…