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Lien leads area runners at Boston Marathon
BOSTON -- Among the more than 35,000 people who ran in Monday's Boston Marathon were four area runners and leading the pack was Nate Lien of Blackduck. The 37-year-old Lien broke the 3-hour barrier, completing the race in 2:57.54. James Manecke of Lengby, 42, wasn't far behind...
April 22, 2014 - 1:54pm
March 15, 2014
A shivery Shamrock Shuffle (with results)
BEMIDJI -- About 200 people came out Saturday morning to run in the 2014 Shamrock Shuffle 5K/10K Run/Walk in downtown Bemidji. The race...
March 15, 2014 - 6:01pm
November 30, 2013
Trotting out for a run: 70-plus take part in annual Turkey Trot event
BEMIDJI -- Seventy warmly dressed participants crowded the starting line near Bemidji State University's Gillette Recreation Center at this year's...
November 30, 2013 - 3:27pm
September 14, 2013
Marathon Man: Monte Fjosne will run his 200th marathon this week in Walker
BEMIDJI — In 1989, Monte Fjosne booked a hunting trip into the Yukon. He was 39, and his outfitter was quick to give him a bit of advice. "Hunting...
September 14, 2013 - 10:41pm
September 12, 2013
Marathon Man: Monte Fjosne to run in 200th marathon this week
BEMIDJI -- In 1989, Monte Fjosne booked a hunting trip into the Yukon. He was 39, and his outfitter was quick to give him a bit of advice. "Hunting...
September 12, 2013 - 6:23pm
January 11, 2013
YouTube video promotes inaugural Blue Ox Marathon in Bemidji
BEMIDJI - A video promoting the inaugural Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon, set for Oct. 12, has been posted online to attract runners to the race. Mark...
January 11, 2013 - 9:06am
June 19, 2012
Local man runs first marathon at 65
DULUTH - At 65, he decided to run in his first marathon. Richard Chernugal of Bemidji completed Grandma's Marathon Saturday in Duluth. Chernugal said he decided to run in a marathon to show people age isn't an excuse. "I did it kind of on a whim," Chernugal said. "I wanted to be...
June 19, 2012 - 12:00am
April 16, 2012
Area runners run through heat to finish Boston Marathon
BOSTON - Five Bemidji area runners battled summer-like heat Monday to finish the 116th Boston Marathon. The following are the runners and their times: - Daniel W. Bjorkstrand, 48, of Guthrie, 3 hours, 45 minutes, 40 seconds - Mark Dwyer, 54, of Bemidji, 3:50:00 - Timberly Christiansen,...
April 16, 2012 - 3:21pm
April 15, 2012
5 Bemidji area runners signed up for Boston Marathon
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,...
April 15, 2012 - 12:00am
March 27, 2012
Lack of spring flooding prompts marathon course change to include Moorhead
FARGO, N.D. -- This year's Fargo marathon route will snake into neighboring Moorhead, Minn., after the lack of spring flooding. The 26.2-mile route initially had been planned entirely in Fargo, which has dealt with major Red River flooding the past three springs. That wasn't the...
March 27, 2012 - 8:12am
March 23, 2012
Ray wins 60-and-over Shamrock Shuffle 5-km race
BEMIDJI - Richard Ray was the winner of Saturday's 5-km Shamrock Shuffle road race in the men's 60-and-over division. Ray completed the race in 32:49. He was one of 370 area runners who participated in the 5-km and 10-km events. Jenna Truedson was the overall women's winner in the...
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
March 20, 2012
Shamrock Shuffle attracts 370 runners
Saturday's warm weather prompted 370 area runners to participate in the third annual Shamrock Shuffle 5-km and 10-km races in Bemidji. Jenna Truedson was the overall winner in the women's 5-km race (19:49) while Kim Truedson was second (20:37) and Lexi Erickson third (21:48). The...
March 20, 2012 - 12:00am
January 22, 2012
Lien, Lichtenwalter take top spots in Bemidji's Polar Challenge 5K run/walk
Kaysey Lichtenwater of Bemidji and Nate Lien of Blackduck took first place at Saturday's Polar Challenge 5K run/Walk in Bemidji. Lichtenwater,...
January 22, 2012 - 12:00am
December 6, 2011
Motivation tricks prove helpful
Some days it's not easy finding motivation to get up before the sun rises slip on layers of clothes and head out the door - to run. For most of the past six weeks, finding motivation and energy to keep my marathon training on pace has difficult, if not impossible It is cyclical...
December 6, 2011 - 8:05pm
November 29, 2011
New York City Marathon sets new entry standards
With the running boom showing no signs of slowing, and the demand to get into the biggest marathons across the country increasing, now another marathon appears to be tougher to get into. The New York City Marathon, the world's largest, announced a change in its system for next year's...
November 29, 2011 - 12:00am