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Twin Cities Marathon Runners Powered Through Drizzle

Thousands of runners and spectators turned out Sunday morning for the 32nd annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon. After 2 hours, 13 minutes and 12 seconds, Nicholas Arciniaga crossed the finish line.

10/06/2013

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Runners Get Set For Twin Cities Marathon

Thousands of people will be running the Twin Cities Marathon on Sunday. Some have done several marathons, but for many, it’s their first time. After months of training, the last day before a marathon is different for everyone. Mary Lunzer of Stillwater has her routine. “Go for a bike ride, have a nice dinner, go out for cocktails the night before,” Lunzer said. As runners picked up their race packets for the Twin Cities Marathon at the St. Paul RiverCentre on Friday, they were thinking more about dinner than running.

10/05/2013

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A Marathon Sibling Duo To Root For: She Runs, He Rolls

As thousands of runners from across the country take part in this weekend’s 32nd Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, for one runner, the marathon isn’t as important as the 5K she’s running the day before.

10/02/2013

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How To Make Final Preps For Marathon

It’s down to the wire for those participating in the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, with just over one week until the big race. People have been preparing and training for a long time, and you’d hate to mess up your training so close to race day.

09/27/2013

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When Running, Don’t Open Yourself Up To Injury

Running is something most do for different reasons. Whether you want to lose a couple of pounds or test yourself somewhere like the Twin Cities Marathon, you want to hit your stride the right way.

09/26/2013

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What You Should Wear When Running A Marathon

The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon is less than two weeks away. Though the presumption is that you need to really loosen the purse strings to buy the appropriate pieces of clothing for running, the truth is that you don’t need to spend a lot of money to get the right kind of gear.

09/24/2013

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How To Gear Up For The Twin Cities Marathon

The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon is less than two weeks away, and all this week we’ll be giving tips to help you make sure you’re ready to run. You may think running a marathon is just about running, but there’s actually much more that goes into it.

09/23/2013

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Hundreds Gather To Remember Monticello Track Star

Family, friends and teammates remembered the life of a college athlete killed in a tragic accident. Phillip LaVallee was a cross country and track star at Monticello High School and was heading into his sophomore year at South Dakota State. The 19-year-old was hit and killed last month while out on a training run, three miles from his parents’ home in Otsego.

09/14/2013

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Could You Run A 25-Yard Dash In Heels?

Dozens of women and men will lace up their shoes and do a 25-yard dash to raise thousands of dollars for charity. OK, so running a 25-yard dash sounds like no big deal, right? It’s a little harder to do when you’re wearing high heels.

08/14/2013

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Rep. State Sen. Pederson Jumps In 6th District Race

Republican State Senator John Pederson has joined the race to try to succeed Congresswoman Michele Bachmann in Minnesota’s 6th District. “I have very strong beliefs about the future of our country,” Pederson said. “I believe I have the qualifications that will enable me to effectively represent the interests of the people in the 6th Congressional District.”

07/11/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 7-3!

A man runs 25 mph on a treadmill….is it enough to win THE SMACK DOWN?

07/03/2013

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Bachmann Not Ruling Out Run For Public Office

Outgoing U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota is not ruling out a possible return to public office. Bachmann gave her first interview Thursday night since her surprise announcement last week that she won’t seek re-election. The tea party favorite told Sean Hannity of Fox News Channel that she might run again for public office, but gave no specifics.

06/06/2013

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Another Segment For Gitchi-Gami Trail

Add about 2 more miles to the Gitchi-Gami State Trail for bicyclists, runners and walkers along U.S. 61 between Two Harbors and Grand Marais. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Gitchi-Gami Trail Association officially opened the 2.3-mile segment in the Silver Bay area.

06/05/2013

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Good Question: Is Running Or Walking Healthier?

Some studies have shown running to be a better exercise when it comes to our health. But, other studies – even from the same data set – have seemingly shown the opposite. So, what is better: running or walking?

05/30/2013

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MN Inventor Says ‘Moto Knee’ Can Help Amputees Walk – Even Run

CBS News Correspondent, Ben Tracy, introduces us to a Minnesota inventor who believes his invention can get Boston bombing victims not only get back on their feet, but run.

05/26/2013

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Minnesotans Take Home Titles In 9th Fargo Marathon

Two Minnesotans are taking home titles in the ninth annual Fargo Marathon. Chris Erichsen of Minneapolis crossed the finish line Saturday in a time of 2 hours, 20 minutes, 42 seconds, to win the men’s title.

05/18/2013

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Local Boston Marathon Runners React To Bombings

Minnesotans are known for being active, so it’s no surprise that out of about 27 thousand runners at Monday’s Boston Marathon, 539 of those registered to run are from right here in Minnesota.

04/15/2013

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MN Couple Running A Marathon On Every Continent, Including Antarctica

It’s summer in Antarctica right with temperatures ranging between 10 and 40 degrees above zero.

02/26/2013

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Dog Falls 5 Stories & Survives Thanks To U Of M Technology

A Twin Cities dog owner calls her best friend a “miracle.” Once a runner, it’s now amazing 3-year-old Gauge can even walk.

02/13/2013

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Peterson, Vikings Win Again Without Much Passing

The Minnesota Vikings don’t have a secret to success, really, because their formula is so obvious.

12/10/2012

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Jogger Shot By Pellet Gun, Turns Suspects In With Cell Phone Pic

A jogger’s quick thinking helped police catch two guys accused of shooting her with a pellet gun.

11/15/2012

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Beyond Bounds: Late-Bloomer Keaton Wendroth Squashes Injury Bug

The details say a lot. Junior Keaton Wendroth knows the exact date he finally overcame the second injury that contributed to keeping him out of the collegiate cross country scene.

11/15/2012

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Best Indoor Tracks To Exercise In The Twin Cities

Maintaining an exercise regimen year-round is an important consideration for many, yet doing so during the winter months can be a challenge. If exercising out in the brutal cold isn’t for you, check out the best indoor tracks Minnesota has to offer running enthusiasts.

10/20/2012

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15-Year-Old With Cerebral Palsy Finishes TC Half Marathon

Thousands of runners can say they finished the annual Twin Cities race, but only a handful can claim they beat the odds doing it. Matthew Taylor, 15, is one of those runners.

10/07/2012

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Runners Get Set For The 31st Annual Twin Cities Marathon

An estimated 19,000 runners will hit the pavement Sunday for the 31st Annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon.

10/05/2012

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