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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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Ragnar Relay Starts Friday In Winona

A two-day team running event that will send racers across Minnesota starts Friday morning in Winona.

08/17/2012

John Williams Olympic Video Smackdown For 8-9!

Olympic Spirit….Which video is more inspirational?

08/09/2012

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John Williams Olympic Video Smack Down For 8-8

Gotta see this Olympic sized Fail! Click the link to see it and vote!

08/08/2012

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John Williams Olympic Video Smack Down For 8-6

Another Round of the OLYMPIC VIDEO SMACKDOWN! Vote on today’s video’s by clicking the link!

08/06/2012

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Uptick In Run/Walk Events Keep Permit Departments Busy

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.

06/13/2012

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How To Break In Your New Running Shoes

The first Wednesday of June is National Running Day. If you’re using this opportunity to start a new running routine and just got a new pair of shoes for the effort, here are some tips on how to break those shoes in.

06/06/2012

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John Williams Video Smackdown for 6-6

A new champion! Track sportsmanship vs. Amazing Sister Singing Duo in Today’s Video Smackdown! Vote by clicking the link!

06/06/2012

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John Williams Video Smackdown for 6-5

The 4 time defending champ! Vs…. Another Inspirational Running Story!

06/05/2012

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Find The Right Shoes For National Running Day

The first Wednesday in June is designated as National Running Day, which means it’s time to get your running shoes on.

06/05/2012

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John Williams Video Smackdown for 6-4

Tiger Woods epic chip in at the Memorial vs. the 3 time defending champion….Matt, inspirational racer.

06/04/2012

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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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Expert Says Walking Can Be Better For You Than Running

Given the option to run or walk, most people have always thought that running is the better workout. According to local marathon runner and owner of Running Room, John Stanton, that’s not the case.

05/17/2012

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Chanhassen Man Refuses Deferment; Runs Boston Marathon

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.

04/16/2012

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MN Man About To Run Across U.S. … Again

As though doing it once wasn’t enough, a Minnesota man is preparing to run across the United States again.

03/23/2012

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Hospitals Seeing Increased Pace In Running Injuries

The early spring weather means more people are out training. In fact, more people are running than ever before, and with the sport comes some pain and serious injuries.

03/20/2012

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Running Season: Guide To Spring Runs In The Cities

As the snow melts and slender blades of green grass begin to shoot up through the patches of remaining snow and small buds sprout on trees, a new season is slowly ushered in. Finally, spring is arriving.

03/17/2012

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Minn. Runner Falls, Then Finishes In 1st

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.

03/07/2012

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Augustana Freshman Runner Chosen For Team USA

A freshman from Augustana College has been chosen to represent Team USA at the North America, Central America and Caribbean Cross Country Championships in Port of Spain, Trinidad, later this month.

03/01/2012

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Besides Dedication, What You Need For Winter Running

This time of year can be difficult to find the motivation and the right conditions outside to stay active. But going out for a jog doesn’t have to be uncomfortable when it’s cold.

12/07/2011

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Running To Provide Kids With Shoes

One thousand pairs of shoes are now on their way to villagers in Tanzania thanks to the effort of more than a hundred Minnesota runners.

10/09/2011

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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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Thousands Walk 3 Days For Breast Cancer

Thousands of men and women have committed to spend their entire weekend walking.

08/19/2011

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