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Elijah De La Cerda I said, “Mom, what if I don’t win?” She just looked at me, shrugged, and said “As long as you try your hardest it’s ok.” Ever heard a coach, scout, or sports writer say, “You’ll want to keep your eyes on this kid,” before? It seems like we hear those words […]

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Sederquist and Sathre – Part 3: The meaning of running We left this story full of optimism. Both of our main characters, their shared vision of maximizing their running potential, shooting for the stars and hoping they at least land on the moon, striving for a Dick Beardsley-esque 2:09 marathon out-of-nowhere race, coupled with a […]

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Q&A with Glen Ellingson “Early on I didn’t compare myself to others, I just put my head down, grinded every day, and tried to be the best I could be.” – Glen Ellingson One could argue that Glen Ellingson is the most successful distance runner to come out of Moorhead High School in Moorhead, MN. […]

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Tom Sederquist and Ben Sathre/Part 2: Inspirational Beginnings If you missed part 1, check it out here. Tom Sederquist never really had a Genesis 1:1 moment to his running career. “I don’t even really remember a time where I didn’t run.” His claims of an innate lean towards the sport have justifiable credence, with two […]

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Tom Sederquist and Ben Sathre Part 1 – Introduction – Normally, you can taste the excitement of running in the air during this part of the late-summer and early fall. Teams sweat out long, hard intervals on humid days and relocate their longsleeves as the leaves begin to turn. It is the time of year […]

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