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Runners, Think You’re A Tough Mudder?

The Twin Cities is known as a runners’ town, but this weekend even the most experienced runners will be put to the test. Thousands will compete in the Tough Mudder in Somerset, Wis.

05/18/2012

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Huge Crowds Expected In Downtown St. Paul Saturday

This Saturday, it’s going to get busy in St. Paul. An estimated 100,000 people are expected be downtown for a number of events Saturday.

03/14/2012

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Marathon Pays Minn. Penalty For Waste Disposal

Oil refiner Marathon Petroleum Corp. has paid a $700,000 civil penalty in Minnesota for releasing benzene into an unlined lagoon near the Mississippi River.

01/19/2012

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Guide To Watching The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

The Twin Cities kick off autumn each year by the running of the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon. It’s said to be “The Most Beautiful Urban Marathon in America.” This year, the 30th Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, will be run on Sunday, October 2 with 11,200 marathoners and approximately 300,000 spectators.

10/01/2011

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Good Question: Is Running A Marathon Healthy?

The Twin Cities Marathon is this weekend and thousands of runners will test their physical limits. It’s something nearly half a million Americans do every year. But, is running a marathon healthy?

09/30/2011

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Best Food To Eat Before And After Marathon

Running the marathon? Here are a few tricks to help break out of the marathon-training food rut and ensure that you’re getting the food you need to do your best and recover well.

09/28/2011

After a decade-long journey, the wizarding world of Harry Potter ends in an epic, gut-wrenching climax when Harry, Ron and Hermione face the evil Lord Voldemort for one final battle. There’s really nothing else to say, except: Get your tickets now. (Photo: Warner Bros.)

Marcus Theaters Host Harry Potter Film Marathon

Marcus Theaters in Wisconsin and five other states plan to host a marathon of seven Harry Potter movies before the eighth and final one opens Friday.

07/11/2011

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Good Question: What’s The Right Type Of Running Shoe?

More than 17,000 people are expected to run Grandma’s Marathon this Saturday in Duluth.

06/16/2011

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Minnesota Family Fun Weekend Guide For June 3-5

The first weekend of June is what I consider the unofficial entry into summer. It’s almost like a rite of passage after enduring a snowy winter and spring storms, taking me from long sleeves to tank tops, rain boots to flip flops.

06/03/2011

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Man Collapses, Dies During Marathon In Minnesota

A 35-year-old man has collapsed and died while taking part in the Lake Wobegon Trail Marathon that started in St. Joseph, Minn.

05/14/2011

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Registration To Start For Bjorklund Half Marathon

Registration opens Monday for the 21st annual Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon in northeast Minnesota.

02/14/2011

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Teams Getting Ready For Beargrease Dogsled Races

Mushers are getting their dog teams ready for the 28th running of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon.

01/29/2011

Marathon Runner Dies

64 year-old Norman Ruth of Hermantown died after running the Grandma’s half-marathon in Duluth on Saturday.

06/21/2010

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