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Heart patient now runs trails, not from heart screens

Runner Bob Greenfield nearly skipped a screening that ended up saving his life
Simon Floss 9 min read
Fresh foods and plenty of water add quality to marathon week nutrition

Marathon week nutrition affects performance

How to fuel up for a big race: Healthy carbs, lean proteins and small meals
SHN Staff 11 min read
Under-fueling can hinder running performance

Fueling for the long run: Are you eating enough?

Avoid "dead legs" feeling by consuming calories to support endurance training
SHN Staff 6 min read
Kim Skarphol and her friends, all dressed in pink, raise their arms to cheer as they finish a run to Roger Maris Cancer Center.

Running her way through chemo with a whole crew

Friends of Kim Skarphol made running to cancer treatment a group effort
Simon Floss 7 min read
Kelly Strompro wrapping an ankle

Athletic trainers: In the background but watching

ATs provide guidance for weekend warriors and pro athletes alike
Scott Seiler 3 min read
Lisa MacFadden stands in front of a Sanford Sports Science Institute sign. She serves as director of the institute.

Lisa MacFadden makes research look like a game

Biomechanical engineer oversees studies on golf, other sports for Sanford Health
Jane Thaden Lawson 16 min read
resolutions: runners drinking water

3 New Year’s resolutions athletes can work on this year

Don't set yourself up to feel defeated by too-big resolutions and diets that don’t work.
Lizzie Kasparek 7 min read
sioux falls marathon runners

Sioux Falls Marathon unites and embraces community

Sept. 8 event is a showpiece for the city and has something for everyone
Mick Garry 5 min read
Weight loss surgery patient George Miller outside Sanford Family Wellness Center.

After weight loss surgery: ‘Half the man I once was’

From 356 pounds to running marathons, George Miller has stayed committed to goal
Taya Ordahl 8 min read
women running

Sioux Falls Women Run teams up with Sanford POWER

“You can only become so good at running by running itself. Eventually you will hit a plateau."
Charlie Schuknecht 5 min read