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The science of running: I once made it snow

The science of running: I once made it snow

Winter running is an amazing thing. Do you know how I know this? Because I once made snow inside my running jacket. It’s true: I got home from a run, took off my outer layer – a windbreaker because, after all, these are the Dakotas – and snow fell out. It was second only to […]
Jacqueline Palfy 7 min read
Fueling for Fargo: Start with small changes

Fueling for Fargo: Start with small changes

It’s a little bit of a chicken or the egg question: Do you take care of your eating habits or your fitness habits first? Everyone comes at it a little differently. Maybe you need to start moving first, take just one step, and once that’s in motion you begin thinking differently about how you’re fueling […]
Jacqueline Palfy 4 min read
5Ks dominate national running scene, are good first race

5Ks dominate national running scene, are good first race

True to national trends, the 5K is the largest weekend race in Fargo, ND
Jacqueline Palfy 8 min read
How to avoid injury to avoid playing ‘old man’ baseball

How to avoid injury to avoid playing ‘old man’ baseball

I’m a baseball player at heart – it’s part of my identity. Even when I quit playing, I’ll still be a “baseball guy.” Because of that, I still enjoy playing as competitively as I can. Around here, it’s small-town amateur baseball and most guys are between the ages of 20 to 35 with a few […]
Brett Fischer 9 min read
Sanford Health named new title sponsor of Fargo Marathon

Sanford Health named new title sponsor of Fargo Marathon

FARGO, N.D. — When you see or hear about the Fargo Marathon this year, you may notice something different. Fargo Marathon is proud to announce Sanford Health as the new title sponsor of the series of races happening May 14-19, 2018. “Sanford’s commitment to our community and the region, makes this a great partnership and […]
Nadine Aljets 3 min read
Augustana football player overcomes challenges

Augustana football player overcomes challenges

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Football, a beautiful collage of controlled chaos unreplicated in any other game. The players who choose this path respect the prepossessing dance between competitive violence and inevitable injury. For Augustana University left tackle Sam Lee, the word “injury” never derailed his pursuit to play collegiate football at a high level. Lee […]
Chad Curry 11 min read
Good gear, smart layers key to cold weather training

Good gear, smart layers key to cold weather training

Learn proper layering to keep up your workout routine year-round
SHN Staff 3 min read
Sports medicine: Your key to a healthy, active lifestyle

Sports medicine: Your key to a healthy, active lifestyle

'We all want our kids to be successful and the best they can be, but that also involves balance.'
SHN Staff 6 min read
Sioux Falls Marathon draws 2,600 from 40 states, 6 countries

Sioux Falls Marathon draws 2,600 from 40 states, 6 countries

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – For the first time in the history of the Sioux Falls Marathon, the 2017 event started and finished inside the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center, and 2,607 runners from six different countries, 40 states and 600 cities crossed the finish line on Sunday, Sept. 10. The weekend began Saturday with the Sioux […]
SHN Staff 2 min read
Sioux Falls 11-year-old is triathlon national champion

Sioux Falls 11-year-old is triathlon national champion

WALL LAKE, S.D. — Evan Mahrous switches gears flawlessly. He has to. Any stumble in transitioning from the bike to his running shoes costs him time. Today, on a breezy, sunny day at Wall Lake Park, no movement of Evan’s is wasted. With a head full of golden locks, Oakley sunglasses covering the sharp focus […]
Paul Heinert 3 min read