Sammy Malakwen finished first in Sunday's Twin Cities marathan, finishing the 26-mile course in a little over 2 hours 13 minutes. Malakwen is a native Kenyan who lives in Two Harbors. He fell short of winning Grandma's Marathon finishing third overall. Ethiopian Yeshimebet Tadesse-Bifa wins the women's race with a time of 2:28:24.
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Who won the first running of Grandma's Marathon?
On June 25, 1977, a road race transformed Duluth with the first running of Grandma's Marathon. Who was the first person across the finish line from Two Harbors to Canal Park? Was it: A) Dick Beardsley B) Doug Kurtis C) Garry Bjorklund For the answer, click on the headline above.
Twins Cities marathon means tons of second-hand clothes donations
As they log the miles, Twin Cities marathoners also shed layers of clothes. For the fourth year, all the sweatshirts and jogging pants picked up along the 26-mile route will go to second-hand shops and be recycled. Last year's run produced some two tons of discarded clothes.
North Shore inline skate marathon smoothes course for racers
The number of skaters for the Northshore Inline Marathon is less than half what it was ten years ago, but it’s still the largest skate race in the nation. Organizers say they’ve smoothed out some sections that have tripped up skaters in the past. The 26-mile race between Two Harbors and Duluth is tomorrow.
Duluth native Goucher wins Grandma's half-marathon
Kara Goucher, who will represent the U.S. in the Olympic marathon in London, finished a 13.1-mile half-marathon event Saturday in a course-record 1 hour, 9 minutes, 34 seconds. She was back in her hometown for Grandma's Marathon weekend, and was lifted along the way by her old classmates from Duluth East, former neighbors and family friends who came to see her first race in town since her high school days.
Grandma's winners include Ethiopian, Kenyan, Duluth native
Berhanu Girma defeated Ethiopian countryman Chala Lemi to win the 36th Grandma's Marathon in Duluth on Saturday. Everlyne Lagat of Kenya won the women's full marathon. But the day belonged to hometown hero Kara Goucher, who is preparing for the London Olympics and won the half-marathon event at Grandma's in record time.
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