Race weekend is coming up quick! From training and traveling to costume bedazzling and carb loading, the next couple weeks will be filled with post-worthy pics from your running adventures. Get social with it and share your story with us using: #RunHogWild
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Every year we’re excited to see our community enlivened with participants traveling from near and far to be a part of the Grand Forks Marathon weekend. Last year alone we had over 2,140 participants come out and complete over 16,820 miles exploring our city on the course! This 6th year is chalking up to be just as thrilling as we welcome a new runner from New York City on his unique goal – standing his way across the United States.
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We could not be more thrilled with how this annual community event has helped us accomplish our mission of supporting active, healthy lifestyles to enhance the quality of life in the Grand Cities. The marathon weekend would not be possible without the hard work and dedication from the countless volunteers, coordinators, participants, and community members.
One particularly incredible addition to the race over the past few years is our Medical Director, Dr. Billy Haug, and his team of medical volunteers – they truly are life-savers! In addition to the medical side, this community event has meant a lot to Dr. Haug and his son, Sam, who also have participated in the Friday Family Fun Run for the past 2 years.
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The 2017 race weekend marks our 6th year! This event presents our grand cities with a wonderful opportunity to annually raise funds for youth athletes and positively impact our community. In 2016 alone, we received over $30,000 in donations to our community and had an estimated economic impact of $212,500.
None of this would be possible without all the amazing, inspirational individuals that participate in the event. It all comes down to face we see out there come race morning – be it running, volunteering, or cheering!
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Race weekend is coming up quick! Have you registered for your event yet? There is still plenty of time to sign up – take a look at what races are available, choose your favorite, and get ready to #RunHogWild!
For those of you wanting that full 26.2 mile distance, we’ve got the perfect race for you! This Boston Marathon qualifier is a USATF-certified course that is flat, fast, and full of beautiful scenery!
Saturday, September 23rd – 7:15AM | Choice Health & Fitness
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‘Pig’ thanks to our sponsor, Wild Hog Smokehouse, for being instrumental in our annual event!
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