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April 27, 2014
Running: Miller wins again, Andres sets record
Reigning Run for the Lakes champion Casey Miller, 35, Baxter, recorded his fifth and possibly last win Saturday in Nisswa. Since its first run in 2008, Miller has participated in the Run for the Lakes six times, only dropping first place once to friend Pat Russell in 2012. “I knew...
April 27, 2014 - 8:50pm
April 24, 2014
Running: Retired C-I coach sticks with running as an agent
By JEFF KOLPACK Forum News Service FARGO — For 42 years, Roger Twigg was either coaching cross country and track and field or handling the...
April 24, 2014 - 11:48pm
April 21, 2014
BOSTON (Reuters) — Meb Keflezighi on Monday became the first U.S. male athlete to win the Boston Marathon in three decades as onlookers chanted “USA! USA!,” an emotional performance in a city still recovering from last year’s fatal bombing attack. Keflezighi, who was born...
April 21, 2014 - 10:51pm
April 14, 2014
Two runners die in North Carolina half-marathon
(Reuters) - Two runners competing in a half-marathon in Raleigh, North Carolina, collapsed and died on Sunday, officials said. The runners were among some 12,000 participants in the race, one in a series of half and full Rock'n'Roll marathons held across the United States and abroad...
April 14, 2014 - 10:25am
July 17, 2013
5K Fun Run planned Aug. 3
BAXTER — The 5K Kaleidoscope Fun Run and Walk for Hope is scheduled Aug. 3 in Baxter. Walkers and runners of all ages are encouraged to participate in the first ever 5K Kaleidoscope Fun Run to support the Brainerd campus of Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge. The event will be held...
July 17, 2013 - 9:32am
Boston Marathon: A tribute to perserverance
As I watched the devastating news from Boston unfold on my computer screen, my mind and pulse raced. I thought about the 26,000 runners, ordinary men and women pursuing an extraordinary feat, testing themselves and their limits in ways both transcendent and unpleasant. I thought about...
April 17, 2013 - 7:58pm
April 15, 2013
2 killed as 2 bombs explode at Boston Marathon
BOSTON (AP) — Two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing two people and injuring at least 23 others...
April 15, 2013 - 3:25pm
Two explosions at Boston marathon finish line
BOSTON (AP) — Two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing two people, injuring 23 others and sending...
April 15, 2013 - 2:13pm
October 14, 2012
Saint Francis running club
In anticipation of the Saint Francis Catholic School Marathon held on Wednesday, a new running club has been formed. Saint Francis School PE...
October 14, 2012 - 8:44pm
October 5, 2012
Tumor can't keep Johana Olson from marathon
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It is billed as the most beautiful urban marathon in the country, and with good reason. Not that Johanna Olson really noticed. Whenever she ran the Twin Cities Marathon, the elite runner from Wadena had been so focused on a fast time that she didn’t give much...
October 5, 2012 - 5:30pm
June 21, 2012
RUNNING: Baxter woman fourth overall in 100-mile race
After four years of re-training her muscles after a hip injury that took her away her lateral movement, Becky George accomplished her goal —...
June 21, 2012 - 8:55pm
April 11, 2012
WARRIORS ATHLETE OF WEEK: Former stars influenced current hurdles standout
Kelsi Ring and Madison Smith were two of the best girls hurdlers to ever compete for the Brainerd Warriors. Their status on the Warriors’ honor roll (top 15 in school history) supports that fact, as well as what they have accomplished in their post-high school careers. Ring, now...
April 11, 2012 - 11:23pm
April 4, 2012
WARRIORS ATHLETE OF WEEK: Champion lifter possesses speed as well as strength
If there was such a title as “Brainerd High School Weightlifting Queen” Courtney Ryan should wear the crown. The junior has won two Sertoma...
April 4, 2012 - 7:26pm
May 20, 2011
Pennington flies over hurdles
Luke Pennington grew into a rare situation. While it’s not uncommon, it is a unique trait to excel at both the 110- and 300-meter hurdles. In most cases a hurdler is better at one or the other. That’s not true for the Little Falls Flyers junior “The 110 hurdlers tend to have...
May 20, 2011 - 6:31pm
May 4, 2011
WARRIORS ATHLETE OF WEEK: Hurdles don’t phase Warrior junior
Hurdles have not been an obstacle for Jackson Walters this spring. The Brainerd High School junior has won the 110-meter high hurdles in the Warriors’ last two outdoor meets and set a school record in the 60 hurdles in the Central Lakes Conference indoor meet at St. Cloud State...
May 4, 2011 - 3:28pm