Fargo Running Company to close its doors

Fargo Running Company Owner Cley Twigg announced in an email to members its training program that he plans to close the store. Helmut Schmidt / The Forum

FARGO — It appears Fargo Running Company, a retail running store at 1801 45th St. S., has run its course.

Owner Cley Twigg announced plans to close the store in an email Friday, Jan. 24, to members of its training program.

"Thank you for everything, I really can't tell you how much this pains me but I have no other options remaining. This was something I always wanted to do and I am thrilled that I had the opportunity to live a dream and your support over the years helped fuel that dream."


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The business opened in 2007 as Dick Beardsley Running Company. In 2010, Beardsley, a legendary marathon runner, sold the store to a partnership that included Mark Knutson, director of operations for Rugged Races, owner of the Sanford Fargo Marathon. The store then operated as Go Far Sports until it was later purchased by Twigg.

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