He’s the heart. She’s the legs. This year, that’s not quite enough.
9.6.14 MANKATO, MN
Team Heart consists of a brother, a sister, a wheelchair and a single pair of running shoes. “I’m the legs,” Niki Ronnan said. “I’m the heart,” her brother, Mike Ewaldt, said. Team Heart is known in road race circles as a “duo” — an able-bodied person who pushes a disabled person in a customized racing chair.
Mankato Marathon Named Minnesota’s Top Marathon Worth Traveling for by TripAdvisor
By Joe Steck
5.15.14 – Mankato Times
MANKATO – Even though the Mankato Marathon’s inaugural race was in 2010, it has already made its mark and impressed people across the country as the top place to run in Minnesota.