STAFF BLOG ADDICTED TO RUNNING Resurrection weekend
"The path to success is to take massive, determined action." - Anthony Robbins
When I walked to my front porch this afternoon, I thought I knew what was inside the package set there by the postal car... Posted on 4/21/14 at 8:39 PM
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF NORTH DAKOTA Fargo Marathon Friday Night 5K a great way to get active
As the snow melts and temperatures start to rise, more North Dakotans are beginning to emerge from hibernation. Joggers can be seen taking advantage of the opportunity to get outside and get active ag... Posted on 4/21/14 at 3:38 PM
FATHER KNOWS LAST The Race Will Go On!
This is America, and even with our problems, we are still the greatest nation on earth! What makes us special? There is much that set us apart from other nations, but I think what is the most signif... Posted on 4/20/14 at 1:40 PM
STAFF BLOG GETTING IN GEAR Tips from Experienced Runners
When youre trying to master a new skill sometimes its best to talk to someone whos been there-done that. Thats the case for our novice runners Erin Mayer and Josh Thomas in this weeks Getting in Gear.... Posted on 4/16/14 at 2:00 AM
FARGO – For 42 years, Roger Twigg was either coaching cross country and track and field or handling the duties of athletic director at Crosby-Ironton High School in Minnesota. He’s retired now but certainly not out of the running business.
BOSTON - Meb Keflezighi on Monday became the first U.S. male athlete to win the Boston Marathon in three decades, an emotional performance in a city still recovering from last year's fatal bombing attack on the world-renowned race.
BOSTON/HOPKINTON - Nearly 36,000 athletes will run in the 118th Boston Marathon on Monday in the first running of the race since last year's bombing, with top-ranked Kenyan and Ethiopian runners among the second-largest field in the race's history.
BOSTON – For Kevin Carollo, running the 118th Boston Marathon today – his first – will have an extra emotional kick. The 45-year-old Fargo man says he was deeply affected as he watched coverage of the twin bombings last April that ripped into runners and spectators at the marathon’s finish line.
As the weather warms up it’s time to re-examine running clothes. Gone are the multiple layers and mittens, it’s time to lighten up. In this week’s Getting in Gear with Josh and Erin, Fargo Marathon Director Mark Knutson looks at spring/summer running clothes while Go Far Woman director Sue Knutson gives you tips on buying a running bra.
The guesswork has gone out of training. Today’s technology makes it easier than ever to train for a race. In today’s episode of “Getting in Gear with Josh and Erin”, Fargo Marathon Director Mark Knutson gives our runners pointers on the best high tech gadgets to use.
“Into every life a little rain must fall.” In the case of training for a race, you might say, “Into every run, a little ache or pain might happen.”
Injuries are common for first time and less experienced runners. How do you know when it’s serious or something you can work through?
Runners aren’t built by running alone. You can’t run everyday, so what do you do on “off” days?
That’s the focus of episode #8 of Getting in Gear with Josh and Erin.
For the past few weeks, we’ve been watching as Fargo Marathon director Mark Knutson trains a couple of less-experienced athletes on how to run a race.
If it’s a Saturday morning and you happen to stop into any coffee shop in Fargo-Moorhead you might just see a table full of smiling runners downing their morning coffee. Tracy Clow is one of them. The Fargo woman is an avid runner who finds inspiration running alongside others.
One of the most overlooked but essential elements of training for a race is what you do before and after your run. Stretching and cooling down properly help you resist injury and increase your fitness level.
Now that our Getting in Gear runners, Josh Thomas and Erin Mayer, are properly outfitted in shoes and clothing it’s time they learn the ABC’s of how to run. It’s not as easy as strapping on the shoes and hitting the road.
Fargoans Josh Thomas and Erin Mayer are in week #2 of training to run the half-marathon and 10K races respectively at the Fargo Marathon. Fargo Marathon founder and director Mark Knutson is working as their trainer. Here are 5 quick tips from Knutson if you’re starting to train for any of the Fargo Marathon races.
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