Minnesota is one of the healthiest states in the nation, and our cold and snowy winters don’t stop runners. There are some unique hazards connected to winter running that can cause serious injuries, even to experienced runners. Runner Jeff Dehler says his biggest concerns with winter running is slipping and falling on the ice.
The first-year came in first. After 251 of the region’s best cross country athletes darted through the serene arboretum surrounding St. Olaf College, Noelle Olson — who had just started college mere weeks beforehand — came out on top.
A Duluth woman training for a half-marathon says she thought she had pulled a muscle or ruptured a disc in her back before she ended up in a hospital emergency room. And, when doctors told her that her pain was actually due to an impending birth, Trish Staine says she was in denial.
One day of rest a month. Just one. That rigid regimen’s one of the reasons the human gazelle Taylor Berg could bring home an NCAA crown this weekend.
It may be hot outside but that isn’t stopping one man from running 24 hours straight.
A French runner, in a lead up race to the London Olympics, wins his race then goes mean on the race mascot.
A Minneapolis man who nearly died got to thank the people who saved his life Thursday morning.
With the mercury at 80-degrees when the starting gun was fired, it was one of the warmest Boston Marathons in the history of the event. That’s why race officials were offering deferments to runners.
There’s no doubt that she is a gifted runner, but Heather Kampf is also great at motivating kids to be active. The Inver Grove Heights native’s specialty is the 800 meter, but it was one 600 meter race, while running with the Gophers, she’s most famous for.
The man who collapsed and died following the Lake Wobegon Trail Marathon last weekend has been identified.
64 year-old Norman Ruth of Hermantown died after running the Grandma’s half-marathon in Duluth on Saturday.