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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
A man runs 25 mph on a treadmill….is it enough to win THE SMACK DOWN?
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
It’s summer in Antarctica right with temperatures ranging between 10 and 40 degrees above zero.
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.
The Minnesota Vikings don’t have a secret to success, really, because their formula is so obvious.
A jogger’s quick thinking helped police catch two guys accused of shooting her with a pellet gun.
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.
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.
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.
An estimated 19,000 runners will hit the pavement Sunday for the 31st Annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon.
A two-day team running event that will send racers across Minnesota starts Friday morning in Winona.
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The popularity of run/walk events in the Twin Cities – a metro area known for its runners – has skyrocketed in recent years and it’s creating extra work for city permitting departments.