"I can never begin to say what I owe to North Dakota. I would have never been President if it had not been for my experience here in North Dakota."
"Today, we may say before an awestruck world: 'We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.'"
Churchill in the depths of WW2
"He worked double shifts at a steel mill during the week so he could travel on weekends to races. When people tell me they can't race well because they have a job, I think of Paul."
Ed Eyestone on Paul Cummings, one of the best American Distance runners of the 1980's who died recently in a fishing accident.
North Dakota Runner
18 24th Annual Freeze yer Gizzard Blizzard Run. International Falls, MN. 250 runners. 10K. Link
25 7th Annual Frosty Bobber Run. 5K run and also a 5K ski race. Grand Forks, ND. Starts near the Sorlie Bridge and Blue Moose (not sure, this may be on the EGF side). Race at 11AM. Medals to first 20 finishers. 15 dollars raceday.
15 St. Patrick's Day Run. Moorhead, MN 5K. Start's at Coach's in Moorhead at 10AM. Good event. Pizza and awards afterwards. A well-attended event. firstname.lastname@example.org
26 Trestle Valley Marathon. Minot, ND 26.2 mile marathon and marathon relay (5 person). Tough course. 1/2 gravel. 1 of only 2 marathons in ND. Trestle Valley Link
26 Dilworth Loco Daze 5K/1Mile 8AM. Dilworth Elementary School. Dilworth, MN (Suburb of Fargo!)
30 Hullaballoo 10K/3K Run Starts @ 8AM. Moorhead, MN. Courtyard by Marriot, 1080 28th Avenue South. 10K $25; 3K $15; Youth Run $10. Proceeds will benefit local charity. Cash prizes for top 3 each gender. Prizes per age group/gender. 888-535-5340 or www.hullaballoo.org