May 22, 2010 by Post Team
Fargo Marathon:Fargo Marathon, said director Mark Knutson more than 20,000 runners had registered for the event if one takes into account all races – before the 5 kilometer run on Friday, which had about 6,500 competitors. Fargo inaugural marathon in 2005, 2271 participants.
I think 20000 is really a testament to the community and local and regional athletes, “said Knutson. The Fargo Marathon began in 2005 and has quickly become one of the fastest growing marathon in the United States earlier this years, the magazine Runner’s World Marathon Fargo “Best Value” and ranked eighth among the top 10 marathons in the country.
Knutson said Friday that 2,200 runners had registered for the 6500 full marathon had registered for the 1600 half marathon relay team had registered, had enrolled 2800 10K and 2400 runners took part in the management of young people on Thursday. No need to drive through the streets of Fargo-Moorhead a very long time to see people running down the sidewalk, running on the street.
Fargo Marathon annually attracts runners who have stories to tell much more convincing than the average bear. The tour started in Sydney, Australia, and then to Los Angeles. From there he went to Brazil, London, England, and closer to Jerusalem. He uses Fargo Marathon as a training to run seven marathons ultra madness, which are the distances of more than 26.2 miles in seven deserts, seven continents.
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