Mankato Marathon Cheer Team Ramping up for 2014
3.7.14 MANKATO, MN - The Mankato Marathon Cheer Teams are ramping up for 2014. Last year the race boasted 17 Cheer Zones to motivate runners through the marathon course. This year the Mankato Marathon has a goal of obtaining 18 Cheer Teams to be dispersed along the marathon course. Spots are filling up fast. Any organization interested in being a Cheer Team for the 2014 Mankato Marathon should contact Maureen Waltman, Marathon Coordinator for the Mankato Marathon at email@example.com or 507.385.6660.
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.