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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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Best Places To Run In The Twin Cities

So much of the metro area acts as an outdoor playground, and runners have myriad opportunities for trying new routes and exploring different parts of the Cities. Here are some of the gems in the Twin Cities’ runner’s world.

08/06/2011

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2012 Grandma’s Registration Opens Friday

It’s already time to start registering for the 2012 Grandma’s Marathon.

06/30/2011

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