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Area runners compete in Fargo Marathon, Half Marathon

     Several area runners competed in last Saturday’s Fargo Marathon and Half Marathon.

     Akeley’s Tara Entringer completed the 26.2-mile marathon course in 3:37:23 to finish 40th out of 624 females while Ponsford’s Billie Herauf clocked a time of 4:22:31 to place 216th in the female division. A total of 1,494 runners completed the marathon.

     Nevis’ David Lewis completed the 13.1-mile half marathon in 1:21:01. Competing in the half marathon from Park Rapids were Dave Benson (1:43:29), Jonah Pearson (1:46:46), Brian Behrens (1:52:55), Jason McCollum (1:53:31), Josh Galzki (1:56:22), Bryan Hirt (1:57:16), Kent Cease (2:07:32), Candy Christensen (2:25:02), Heather Hafner (2:26:19) and Aarin Galzki (2:46:32).

     Ponsford’s Tristan Smith finished the half marathon in 2:02:07, Ponsford’s Donna Wallczek ran a 2:16:41, Nevis’ Nancy Lewis clocked a 2:21:41 and Menahga’s Jill Isaacson finished in 2:27:11.

     There were 4,431 runners in the half marathon.