To most people, jumping into Lake Minnetonka on January 1 sounds like a bad dare. To Bill Wenmark, it's a tradition.Wenmark started the annual New Year's Day dive 24 years ago tomorrow. He's one of just three "Orca"-level divers: People who have made the dive for 20 years. As a seasoned whale, Wenma ... More >>
Look at this amazing photo of a person a Chewbacca costume running the Twin Cities marathon.It takes quite a bit of dedication to run a marathon, but times that by a thousand to run a marathon wearing a heavy, hairy costume.
John Staine noticed that as his wife, Trish, trained for the half marathon taking place on Grandma's Marathon weekend, she lost weight, and her face even looked thinner.Which would make sense -- if Trish hadn't been, unbeknownst to the couple, carrying their third child. See Also: - Teen birth rate ... More >>
A.J. Clemente's career as an anchor for Bismarck's NBC affiliate KFYR might've literally ended as soon as it began.SEE ALSO: Diane Sawyer, seemingly drunk, projects Minnesota for "Barack Orama" [VIDEO] This because the first two words Clemente uttered during his first telecast as anchor yesterday ev ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Paul Ryan trained for three weeks, ran Grandma's Marathon "on a whim"-- The Paul Ryan Time Calculator will turn you into a world-class runner, just like him-- Mark Dayton rips Paul Ryan for fudging Grandma's Marathon time... by over an hour There's more than one way to skin a cat. Want ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- The Paul Ryan Time Calculator will turn you into a world-class runner, just like him-- Mark Dayton rips Paul Ryan for fudging Grandma's Marathon time... by over an hour Either lying is a genetic trait in the Ryan family, or Mitt's VP choice is the most athletic Midwest politician since ... More >>
SEE ALSO: Mark Dayton rips Paul Ryan for fudging Grandma's Marathon time... by over an hourYesterday, we told you about a sizable fib Wisconsin congressman and VP nominee Paul Ryan uttered during an interview last month -- he claimed he ran the 1990 Grandma's Marathon in Duluth in a world-class "two ... More >>
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http://www.facebook.com/McRunner26Joe D'Amico fuels his 100-mile training weeks solely with food from McDonald'sAcross the country, runners are embarking on their rigorous training plans for a wide variety of spring marathons, relying on the usual runner's carb-heavy diet of pasta, bagels, an ... More >>
Longtime comedian speaks to City Pages before his Mystic gig
Sign-up for runners is two months earlier than usual. Time to get serious.
Thinking about running the big one this coming year? Better decide by February.
Woah woah woah. "Borrows?!"
This man was so determined to finish the Twin Cities Marathon Sunday that he used a stranger's catheter to do it. That's just nasty.
Back in March I babbled relentlessly about how Brother and Sister's record-release show was the funnest (yeah, I said "funnest") time ever. The evening was half scavenger hunt, half pool party. What could be funner than that? Well, this Saturday they are holding Rock n Roll Summer Camp, a day of bik ... More >>