NASCAR DAD Cheating at Fargo Marathon ?
Mark Knutson director says every runner has a computer chip in the shoes to prevent cheating, we have snipers along the race course. 15,000 runners and 26.2 miles.... Posted on 5/9/09 at 6:24 PM
The 22-year-old Hudson native finished just 16 seconds behind the winner - and ahead of 6,479 other runners who competed in the 13.1-mile race that was one of the Grandma's Marathon events in Duluth, Minn., on June 16.
Kristin Pelzel did her gender proud in the St. Patrick Church’s Fall Festival 5K footrace run Saturday morning. The young Hudson woman topped the field of 66 runners, completing the 3.1-mile course in 18 minutes, 55 seconds.
A five-kilometer footrace to benefit a Hudson family that lost its father and husband to a stroke 10 months ago drew more runners than organizers expected. “I was just overwhelmed by the amount of community support," said race director Nicole Munro.
Jason Finch and Ryan Meissen haven’t lost a step since graduating from Hudson High School in the mid-1990s. The former Raider track and cross-country stars ran away from their respective fields in the North Hudson Pepper Fest five- and 10-kilometer footraces.
Dave Holden of North Hudson was the champion of the annual Croixathlon, held Saturday, June 25 at YMCA Camp St. Croix in Hudson. Last week it was incorrectly reported that Kurt Becker of Afton, Minn., was the overall winner.
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