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Never too old to start: 81-year-old will make relay her first race

May 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Running her first race at 81, Amy Reep jokes that organizers of the Fargo Marathon may take down the finish line before she completes her leg of a team relay.
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Fargo Marathon returning to it downtown roots

August 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The Fargo Marathon is returning to its downtown roots.
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Runners giving back to community

August 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WEST FARGO Boxes of running shoes lots of boxes got delivered to seven West Fargo elementary schools Thursday, with more targeted for schools in Fargo and Moorhead the next two weeks. Continue Reading

Fargo Marathon changing media sponsor

June 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The Fargo Marathon has changed its primary media sponsor.
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Corbett said Boston Marathon bombing hard to put into words

May 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO It’s hard to put the bombing nightmare into sentences, but David Corbett has done his best since flying from Boston to Fargo this weekend. Continue Reading

McMerty running at 97 in marathon

May 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Kathleen McMerty is a 1933 graduate of Milton High School in the northeast part of North Dakota. As far as she can recall, there was not a girls track and field team. Continue Reading

Erichsen returns to Fargo Marathon after 3-year hiatus

May 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The course record for the Fargo Marathon was set in 2010 when Chris Erichsen blasted through the streets in 2 hours, 19 minutes, 55 seconds. He was only 24 years old at the time.
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Security increased at Fargo Marathon

May 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Predictably, the Fargo Marathon has beefed up security for this year’s event that begins Thursday with the Youth Run and concludes Saturday with an all-day activity extravaganza. Continue Reading

Carlson running holds more significance than No. 323

May 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Recently divorced at age 57 and looking for something different, Burt Carlson started hanging out with some runners, triathletes and bicyclists. That was 322 marathons and 30 years ago. Continue Reading

Student juggles marathon

May 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO A group of five young women were walking out of the North Dakota State Memorial Union one morning last week, asking why the guy across the street in the bright yellow Fargo Running Club T-shirt was running while juggling three balls.
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