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Female hands lacing running shoes on paved outdoor trail.

Your running shoes: Do they need a medical checkup?

6 tips on when to find new footwear for the health of your whole body
Scott Seiler 3 min read
Runners at the starting line of the Sioux Falls Half Marathon in 2020.

Why running is good for you, according to doctors

Beyond fitness, running helps you set goals, practice mindfulness and create community
Mick Garry 15 min read

Sanford POWER running program designs plans for all levels

Runners Coaching Program offers training sessions ahead of marathon season
Mick Garry 7 min read
Runners crossing the Fargo Marathon finish line

Fargo Marathon: Legacy runner shares tips for first-timers

Sanford Health provider will run her 17th Fargo half marathon this year
Taya Ordahl 8 min read
tips for a long run

4 tips to prepare for your weekend long run

Learn healthy steps from a Sanford POWER strength and conditioning specialist
Scott Seiler 2 min read

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
A volunteer holds out a sports drink to marathon runners.

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