Nathan Schroeder Surges To 4th Beargrease TitleNathan Schroeder has captured his fourth John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon title with a pre-dawn surge over the finish line near Duluth Wednesday.
WCCO Saturday Morning Links (Jan. 30)It's a "warm" January weekend and there's no shortage of things to do. Check out the links below.
Runners Brace For TC Marathon Protest By Black Lives MatterAs Black Lives Matter Minneapolis said repeatedly on Twitter that they are not responsible and have no role in the Sunday's protest of the Twin Cities Marathon, Black Lives Matters St. Paul offered a very different version of what protesters plan to do.
Police: If You Disrupt The Twin Cities Marathon, You’ll Be ArrestedSt. Paul's police chief and city attorney say there will be consequences for anyone interfering with runners during the Twin Cities Marathon this weekend.
Registration Nearly Full For Grandma's MarathonTime is running out for runners and volunteers who want to participate in Grandma's Marathon. The June 20 race is one of the largest in the country.
Minneapolis Man, Colorado Woman Win 11th Fargo MarathonThe men's and women's winners of the 11th annual Fargo Marathon have crossed the finish line. David Tuwei led the men's group with an unofficial time of 2 hours, 27 minutes, 15 seconds. Elli Peterson was the women's champion with an unofficial time of 2 hours, 49 minutes, 13 seconds.
Man Runs Consecutive Marathons In MankatoMinnesota had another weekend of good running weather, which made for perfect conditions in Mankato. For most runners, finishing a marathon just once is good enough for a bucket list, but one bold runner decided 26.2 miles just wasn't enough.
Mankato Officials: False Marathon Bomb Report Lands Man In Jail Mankato officials say a 56-year-old man was arrested after he called 911, saying he'd heard there were bombs placed along the city's marathon route.
Good Question: Are Marathons Bad For Our Health?This coming Monday, you might see a few of your co-workers limping around the office after almost 12,000 people lace up for this Sunday's Twin Cities Marathon -- 26.2 miles that circle around Minneapolis and St. Paul. As one marathoner who's competed in the past put it, "My muscles, my legs, my calves … felt like crap."
Twin Cities Marathon Reaches CapacityFor the 28th straight year, the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon has reached its capacity. Officials from event organizers Twin Cities in Motion say 12,200 participants have already enrolled for the race, which will take place Oct. 5.
Kenyan Wins Grandma's Marathon In Record TimeA 26-year-old Kenyan runner has set a record at Grandma's Marathon, beating the previous mark by 31 seconds. A Minneapolis Star Tribune report says Dominic Ondoro finished in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 9 minutes, 6 seconds. He beat second-place finisher Christopher Kipyego by 2 minutes, 51 seconds.
Minn. Woman Finishes Boston Marathon Against The Odds Thousands of runners finished the Boston Marathon on Monday, something that was taken away from many of them last year. Fifty-one-year-old Elinor Scott of St. Louis Park was just three-quarters of a mile from finishing her dream, when two explosions forced her off the course.