Boldest Mankato Marathon story to receive life-time bib
4.16.14 MANKATO, MN - The Mankato Marathon, presented by Mayo Clinic Health System, is looking for bold stories and is offering free race registrations for life for the boldest story. Participants of past Mankato Marathon races or the upcoming 2014 races can submit video stories detailing overcoming a hardship to run a race, an inspiring story of why they started running, or a touching story about why they are running or have ran a Mankato Marathon race.
Lake Elmo man, 72, to run 75th marathon in Mankato, Minn.
By Paul Blume
10.13.13 – Fox 9 News
LAKE ELMO - Neither age nor cancer can slow down Don Wright, a 72-year-old running enthusiast from Lake Elmo, Minn., who plans to run his 75th marathon in Mankato this upcoming weekend. When asked where his passion for running came from, Wright has a simple answer.
“Right now, it comes from the fact that I can,” he stated.