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May 7, 2015
Fargo Marathon forecast
Weather for the 2015 Fargo Marathon races will be cool and dry. The large rain system over our area the past two days is moving out, and...
May 7, 2015 - 3:45pm
May 5, 2015
Fargo Marathon is coming up
The 11th annual Fargo Marathon is quickly approaching, and for the second consecutive year, WDAY, WDAZ and WDAY’Z XTRA will cover the event every step of the way. A Fargo Marathon edition of First News will begin at 7 a.m. Saturday on WDAY and WDAZ. Becky Parker Kellen Peters and...
May 5, 2015 - 7:11am
April 22, 2015
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April 22, 2015 - 7:02am
November 3, 2014
Conlon runs PR in NYC
Katie Conlon ran a personal-best time at the New York City Marathon on Sunday. As a result, the former star runner for the Blue Jays, Jimmies...
November 3, 2014 - 8:12am
Back to the Dome
The Fargo Marathon is going back to the Fargodome next year, and perhaps for the foreseeable future. Although successful in its 10-year anniversary return to a start on the Main Avenue bridge and a finish in downtown Fargo, the cushy logistics of the dome made it an easy decision,...
June 3, 2014 - 7:45am
May 28, 2014
Marathon confirms partial shutdown at Garyville, LA refinery due to power loss
Marathon Petroleum said its 490,000 barrels per day refinery in Garyville, Louisiana, was partially shut and damaged by a windstorm on Wednesday. "As a result of the severe storm this morning, the Garyville refinery experienced some damage and loss of power to part of...
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May 28, 2014 - 10:30am
May 10, 2014
73-year-old has goal to run 100 marathons
FARGO — It didn’t start out as the No. 1 goal, but somewhere after running a marathon in his 30th state, Don Wright got to thinking: Why...
May 10, 2014 - 6:49am
April 23, 2014
Conlon runs in Boston Marathon
If it involves running, Katie Conlon can adapt very quickly. Just two marathons into her career, the 11-time All-American at Jamestown College...
April 23, 2014 - 10:19pm
April 22, 2014
American wins marathon
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 22, 2014 - 7:44am
April 21, 2014
Marathon to draw thousands
BOSTON (Reuters) — Runners from the world’s elite racers to first-timers will step to the Boston Marathon starting line on Monday for the...
April 21, 2014 - 7:32am
April 19, 2014
Woman to run in Boston Marathon to fund research on son’s disorder
THOMPSON, N.D. — Jessica Eliason ran her first marathon last June. “It was a bucket-list thing,” she said. “I just wanted to run one...
April 19, 2014 - 7:42am
April 16, 2014
Tribute paid to Boston Marathon victims
BOSTON (Reuters) —Vice President Joe Biden, other leaders and survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing shared messages of thanks and defiance on Tuesday at a tribute to the three people killed and 264 wounded in the attack exactly one year ago. From Patrick Downes, who lost a leg...
April 16, 2014 - 7:25am
March 19, 2014
For Boston Marathon, Finding Lodgings Could Be The Hard Part
BOSTON, March 19 (Reuters) - Training for the Boston Marathon may be grueling, but finding a place to stay during the event is also proving a challenge for participants and supporters this year. Hotels across Boston are already packed for the April 21 event due to a groundswell...
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March 19, 2014 - 5:15pm