Grandma's Marathon weekend brings a lot of energy, people and fun to the Northland. It also brings a lot of traffic and the Minnesota Department of Transportation whats everyone to be prepared this weekend.
I've been broadcasting the Grandma's Marathon race for years. Many of those years has been down at the finish line out in the elements all morning. I think in that amount of time it's been pretty rare that the weather has been perfect. It's always either too nic…
Every year technology gets better and introduces new ways to use your phone for training and running. Carrie Tollefson, one of the race broadcasters, shows you the best way to optimize your phone with some useful apps.
You've run Grandma's Marathon, what should you do? What does your body want? Olympian Carrie Tollefson gives you 5 things you can do that will help you the day after putting your body through all that work.
I've run 14 Grandma's Half Marathons and the same thoughts run through my head every year as I get ready to leave the camper and climb on the bus to take me to the start. I've given you 19 thoughts, you give me the 20th!
How cold would the weather have to be before you wouldn't go outside and run? Runners are a different breed, and Dick Beardley, in his day, was one of the most competitve runners in the world. He has stories, and cold run stories are the best.
A lot of times when new runners attempt to save energy on the hills and flap their legs or let the wind get the best of them. This is a good way to have problems with your knees. Here's Carrie Tollefson to help you save your knees and get the training you need.
Every year for the past 7 years I have announced for the Fitgers 5k race and start announcing outside the vehicle and end up inside shivering. This year I was standing outside greeting people talking to people and announcing the race.
Each year that goes by, spring becomes a bigger and bigger deal for me. We got teased with some 60 degree days earlier in March, and now I'm ready for Spring! Here's a few things a lot of us can't wait to do!