ADDICTED TO RUNNING Build and heal
In the week following the Pemberton Trail 50K, the warm days in the desert offered an opportunity to pile on miles.
Easy, flat footing, along with ideal temperatures, allowed me to easily log more th... Posted on 3/2/14 at 8:52 PM
STAFF BLOG EH? PLUS Run for Veterans’ Memorial Hall
Speaking of the St. Louis County Historical Society: Heres a decidedly present-tense event. The group is hosting the VMH 5K Fun Run, a fundraiser for its Veterans Memorial Hall Program.
The race is a... Posted on 2/5/14 at 12:00 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Farmers look to add butanol as biofuel
By Don Davis
Minnesota farmers soon could produce a new biofuel, butanol.
We see Minnesota as being a tremendous place to produce butanol, said Adam Schubert of Butamax, a company formed by BP Petro... Posted on 2/27/13 at 6:29 PM
Former Hermantown standout Jeff Cottrell ran the 800 meters for the University of Minnesota at the Big Ten Conference track and field meet last weekend in Geneva, Ohio, placing 11th out of 23 runners. Cottrell ran 1 minute, 52.28 seconds in the preliminary heats on Feb. 28 but did not qualify for the finals.
Minnesota Duluth senior Cole Toepfer and freshman Samantha Rivard were both voted Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference track athlete of the year after the conference meet Saturday, while Joanna Warmington was named NSIC women’s coach of the year.
Emilee Trost, the reigning Minnesota Class A high school cross country and 800-meter champion, has signed a national letter of intent to attend and run cross country and track at Minnesota Duluth in the 2014-15 school year.
Runners registering for the 38th Grandma’s Marathon have through Friday to enter the race before the price increases. On Saturday, the current entry fee of $90 goes up to $95 for two months. After April 1, the fee increases again to $110. Visit grandmasmarathon.com to register for the Two Harbors-to-Duluth race on June 21. The marathon field is limited to the first 10,000 participants.
Former Duluth resident Alicia Hudelson shattered the women’s run record in the Arrowhead 135, finishing the 135-mile endurance race from International Falls to Tower early Wednesday in just a minute short of two days — 47 hours, 59 minutes.
It’s not every race that makes a point of noting how many participants DON’T finish the event. But for the Arrowhead 135, which begins Monday morning in International Falls, that statistic adds to the allure of what is widely regarded in endurance sports circles as one of the toughest competitions anywhere.
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