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All he can do: Illinois man, nearly blind, runs 11,000 miles to raise awareness about cystic fibrosis

July 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

Under the hot sun on Wednesday, 62-year-old David Kuhn from DeKalb, Ill., nonchalantly ran 22 miles on the Biesiot Activities Center track.

Kuhn has no connection to Dickinson and doesn’t even reside in North Dakota. This is just one stop of man…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tumor can’t keep Minnesota runner from marathon

October 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Johanna Olson set a goal of running the Twin Cities Marathon several months ago while undergoing chemotherapy. Continue Reading

VIDEO: German runner takes men’s marathon

May 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Oliver Hoffmann earned $1,500 for winning the Fargo Marathon on Saturday afternoon. It was enough to pay for his plane ticket from Germany and a victory party. Continue Reading

VIDEO: Moorhead’s Lisa Dyer wins women’s marathon

May 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Fargo Marathon finish line for Lisa Dyer was on the west end of the Fargodome. It was a long race because a case can be made the starting gun went off in 2008. Continue Reading

Runner from Germany wins men’s Fargo Marathon

May 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A runner from Germany has won the men’s division of the Fargo Marathon. The Fargo Forum reports that Oliver Hoffman finished the race in 2 hours, 28 minutes, 15 seconds. Continue Reading

Grand Forks group wants to bring half marathon to area

May 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A group in Grand Forks organizing a new half-marathon wants to put Grand Forks on the national runners’ trail, making it a magnet for runners around country and beyond. Continue Reading

Joining in half way ‘round the world

May 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The total number of participants in all of the events of the Fargo Marathon this week will be about 24,000 at starting lines near the Fargodome. And 35 soldiers in Southwest Asia. Continue Reading

Heat forces Boston Marathon, runners to adjust

April 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Runners left Hopkinton for the start of the Boston Marathon on Monday with more to worry about in the 116th edition of the race than the up-and-down, 26.2-mile road to Copley Square. Heat was already slowing the pace of the leaders and creating potentially dangerous conditions for the rest of the 27,000 registered runners. Continue Reading

Marathon mom: Pregnant woman’s 26.5 miles followed by 7-lbs., 13-ounce newborn

October 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Amber Miller was nearly 39 weeks pregnant when she started the 26.2-mile Chicago Marathon on Sunday morning. The DuPage County woman in a telephone interview from her hospital bed that her doctor allowed her to run half the race and walk half the race.
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Road hog: ‘Mudonna’ to pursue mascot record during Twin Cities Marathon

September 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Mudonna, the costumed mascot of the St. Paul Saints baseball team, plans to run the 26.2-mile race, and she’s aiming to shake her bacon. Continue Reading