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Birth Place: Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago
Family: 2nd oldest of 4; 1 brother & 2 sisters
Personal strengths: I work hard to achieve my goals. Sometimes I don't get there, but that's ok. At least I tried.
Personal weaknesses: I'm too quiet
Reason for joining Northstar: I needed to run with other people.
Favorite running shoes: [...]
At the Annual Meeting in June, the new board for Northstar Running was announced. Meet your new board members!
Meghan Doherty (returning)
Here's a little about the new members to help you get to know them:
Robbie Skantz: Hi I’m Robbie Skantz, I’ve been a member of NorthStar [...]
On Saturday, June 29th, we held our Northstar Annual Team Meeting. During this meeting we discussed the current and future state of the club. Throughout the past year, we have continued our focus on building the Northstar brand. We have added apparel items, we have had a strong presence in local races, and we [...]
Tokyo Marathon Race Report
By Doug Schroeder
On March 3, 2019, I finished the Tokyo Marathon in 2:56:26. It was not a PR and it was probably the most difficult marathon I have accomplished for many reasons but I kept my dream alive of running all six majors under three hours. Here’s the story.
When Kate and [...]
Birthdate: August 11, 1696
Birth place: Sacramento, California
Family: my husband Nick Ravn and our dogs Sugarbell and Bruce
Personal strength: continuous self-evaluation and resiliency
Personal weakness: continuous self-evaluation (double-edged sword) and potato chips
Reason for joining Northstar: camaraderie and Bun Runs
Favorite running shoes: currently wearing Brooks Launch
Favorite place to run: In the Twin Cities I love to [...]
Birth Date: 30 May 1961
Family: Sweetheart Pamela, Son Charlie. Many brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces
Personal strengths: content in the middle of the pack, positive attitude, can be forgetfulPersonal weaknesses:
Reason for joining Northstar: Friends and running outdoors beats paying a therapist
Favorite running shoes: no favorites, rely on advisors
Favorite place to run: dirt trails, new trail locations along waterways
My name is Meghan Doherty and at our annual meeting in July, I was elected as the new President of Northstar Running. I am excited to take on this role and serve the members. I joined the club almost 3 years ago and immediately observed the community and support the team has to offer. I truly [...]
We have had an interesting winter. I don’t think the snow has been as heavy as in other years, but it sure has been persistent. I think we should all be congratulated for our efforts to keep at in through the subzero days of snow and ice.
OK, it is not here yet, but if I [...]
Christy Hammerstrom ran a marathon in Belize and she wrote up her race report to tell us about it.
There were 43 people who ran the marathon. So, with a field that small...i actually placed in my age group. First time, ever. Pretty low key, our start line was a speed bump by the football [...]
Reasons for joining Northstar
My training partners are some of my best friends. They push me to do things I might not otherwise do and inspire me to keep moving and trying to get better.
Started running in college, ran off and for about 10 years (nothing more than 2-3 miles at a [...]