BEMIDJI - Five area runners are signed up to run the 2012 Boston Marathon.
Most runners must meet age-time qualifying standards in a previous marathon on a certified course.
The following runners are signed up for the marathon:
Timberly Christiansen, 35, of Bemidji
Mark Dwyer, 54, of Bemidji
Lee A. Hanson, 53, of Bemidji
Mark I. Peske, 55, of Bemidji
Daniel W. Bjorkstrand, 48, of Guthrie
The Boston Marathon, in its 116th year, is run the third Monday of April each year.
To track runners, visit the race website at www.baa.org. Universal Sports also plans live coverage free online from 8:30-11:30 a.m. CST. Visit universalsports.com for details.