Blind Grandpa Running 11,000 Miles To Help GranddaughterAt age 62, retired and blind, David Kuhn isn't your average long distance runner. But he's averaging about 20 miles each day as he crisscrosses the country promoting a cause, in hopes of finding a cure.
6 Sexy Outfits Worn By Runner Maggie Vessey That Will Pique Interest In TrackThe 6 reasons you just may become a track fan yet.
Kenyan Wins Grandma's Marathon In Record TimeA 26-year-old Kenyan runner has set a record at Grandma's Marathon, beating the previous mark by 31 seconds. A Minneapolis Star Tribune report says Dominic Ondoro finished in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 9 minutes, 6 seconds. He beat second-place finisher Christopher Kipyego by 2 minutes, 51 seconds.
One Step At A Time: The Fastest Freshman Ever Looks To The FutureThis time of year, it's a perfect day for a run...indoors. But when there's as much at stake as there is for Eli Krahn, you don't take days off.
ASPIRE Athlete Of The Week For Nov. 8: Obsa AliObsa Ali moved to Richfield from Ethiopia in 2007 to be with his mother. He took up soccer, a sport he had played. But the day he decided to run, he found out he had a gift. Ali had battled injury and the flu just a few weeks before the state cross-country meet. He was questioning himself, so his coach gave him a talk. “I just couldn’t do anything, so I was doing 20-minute runs every day. And then I didn’t know if I was going to get top ten, so my coach took me down there and then gave me this speech or whatnot,” Ali said. “My confidence came back.” Marty Huberty, coach of Richfield’s cross-country team, says his advice was simple.
For 2nd Time, Dayton Backs Clinton For PresidentMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is joining those urging former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to try for the presidency in 2016. Dayton on Thursday signed onto the "Ready for Hillary" group that is trying to lay the groundwork for a Clinton campaign. She hasn't said whether she will make a second try for the White House.
Peterson Aims To Look Like 2012 Version Against PackersAdrian Peterson carried the ball only 23 times in Minnesota's last two games. He didn't complain to the coaches this week about the play calls, though. "I don't think I had to," Peterson said.
Twin Cities Marathon Runners Powered Through DrizzleThousands 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.
Runners Get Set For Twin Cities MarathonThousands 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.
A Marathon Sibling Duo To Root For: She Runs, He RollsAs 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.
How To Make Final Preps For MarathonIt'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.
When Running, Don't Open Yourself Up To InjuryRunning 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.
What You Should Wear When Running A MarathonThe 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.
How To Gear Up For The Twin Cities MarathonThe 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.
Hundreds Gather To Remember Monticello Track StarFamily, 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.