THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG Congratulations Runners
As another Grandmas Marathon is in the books I wanted to reach out to all the runners, walkers, and wheel chair participants and say congratulations. Completion of a half marathon and marathon is quit... Posted on 6/23/13 at 9:36 AM
ADDICTED TO RUNNING 3 strange weeks
It's been a tough stretch lately. But the events in May and June also reinforced a couple important life lessons: question everything and pursue what you're passionate about.
In my case, both lessons... Posted on 6/19/13 at 8:25 AM
STAFF BLOG WHILE YOU WERE IN... Homegrown Day 3: Power trios, Booms and Big Bands
I'm going to use the word "adorable" here and I don't mean it in a condescending chin-chuck, pat on the head way.
On Tuesday night something truly wonderful happened at Teatro Zuccone and it was ador... Posted on 5/2/12 at 11:37 AM
RINK & RUN The new North Shore Striders; Big 10 playoff format
When Grandma's Marathon began in 1977, the organizing group behind the effort was the North Shore Striders of Northeastern Minnesota -- a hard core and citizen runners club, led by Scott Keenan. The c... Posted on 6/13/11 at 7:18 AM
DULUSIONS: DULUTH'S WEEKLY REALITY CHECK CTRL: Sludge-O-Matic
Each month, I write a column for Transistor (http://www.transistormag.com) called CTRL+ALT+DULUTH. (Yes, it plays on the "duh-LOOT" pronunciation.) Below is the text from last week's issue:
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Bazu Worku, the 22-year-old Ethiopian who was a late entrant into his first Grandma's Marathon, broke away from the leaders at about 19 miles and cruised to win today's 37th annual men's race in Duluth.
Mohamed Trafeh’s plan of sprinting to the lead of the USA Half Marathon Championships and withering away the competition didn’t quite work out Saturday morning, so the 28-year-old of Moroccan descent decided a different approach was needed to win an eighth U.S. national title.
Winning the Grandma’s Marathon men’s wheelchair race wasn’t the first priority for Saul Mendoza and Rafael Jiminez. Both were more interested in their times.
Both needed to break 90 minutes in order to qualify for the World Championships in New Zealand, but a stiff headwind for most of today’s race prevented them from reaching that goal.
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