RUNNING

Sixth Annual “Go Far Woman” Run Brings Out Hundreds of Runners

Proceeds from the run go towards the NICU at Essentia Health

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of women lined up outside Scheels Arena to take part in the sixth annual “Go Far Woman” run. More than eight hundred women ran in the Half–Marathon, 10K, and 5K races. The event is held in honor of the late Dr. Renee Schwandt, an OB–GYN at Essentia Health who passed away 15 years ago. Her sister, Sue…

Clay County Candidates Answer Questions at a Forum Ahead of the Primary Election

The League of Women Voters hosts those running for County Commission and Sheriff at the Moorhead Public Library.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Those running for County Commission and Sheriff in Clay County answered questions from the public ahead of the primary election. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us about the candidates who were at the League of Women Voters forum and their platforms in our Lead Story. Al Gordon and Mari Dailey are two candidates running for the District 4…

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…

Team CCRI Takes on the Fargo Marathon 5K

The team has about 200 people, and they've been doing the marathon for nine years

FARGO, N.D. — Team CCRI took on the Fargo Marathon 5K. CCRI, or Creative Care for Reaching Independence, is a non–profit that helps people with disabilities. The team had about 200 hundred people take part in the race, and this is the ninth year they’ve been doing it. Some participants have done it all nine years, or as Shena Holtgrewe describes…

Kids and Families Take Part in Fargo Youth Run

Parents say it's a great way to keep kids active

FARGO, N.D. — Kids got to run in their own version of the Fargo marathon at the Youth Run ahead of the big race this weekend. Many families have been coming year after year,  so often that some kids don’t even remember how many times they’ve come. “I haven’t been keeping track,” Owen Springer, 6, said. When asked about his favorite…

What You Should Do The Week Before You Run the Big Race

People at Fargo Running Company say it's important to pay attention for the weather and be prepared for anything and everything

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Marathon is only a week away and whether you’ve been running for years or preparing for your first race, there are some things you should be doing this week. People at Fargo Running Company say it’s important to pay attention for the weather and be prepared for anything and everything. Have multiple clothing options and…

League of Women Voters Helping Candidates for Fargo City Commission Attract Voters

Mahoney says it's all about electing people that will create change people are looking for

FARGO, N.D. — Election season is in the air and the League of Women Voters is helping those running for Fargo City Commission attract voters. The vote for Fargo City Commission may not be until June 12th, but the League of Women Voters wants you to know more about the candidates. “As you listen to the answers and the responses…

Kappa Sigma of MSUM Holds 5K to Support Veterans Honor Flight

The inaugural 5K brings out more than 30 runners

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Many runners in Moorhead laced up their sneakers to compete in a 5K run and also supported a good cause. The event was the first of its kind hosted by the Kappa Sigma fraternity at MSUM. Proceeds from the event went towards the Veterans Honor Flight of Minnesota and North Dakota. The brothers at Kappa Sigma say they…

Red River Zoo Calling all Pokemon Go Trainers for Game’s New Updates

They have two gymnasiums and seven different Pokestops for people to rack up points

FARGO, N.D. — For all you Pokemon Go players out there, Red River Zoo is luring in all trainers with the games latest updates! Exciting changes to the game are attracting fans to once again ‘catch–em–all’. The zoo hosted a Pokemon Go Social where lures were set up at various Pokestops between 1 and 4:30 pm and people won prices…