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West Fargo natives Darac Peters (right) and Briana Hartog make a break for the finish line.

Great turnout for 81 on 81

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The inaugural 81 on 81 Relay Race took place on Friday night and Saturday morning, with over 750 runners, myself included, participating in the event.


The race, put on by Fargo Marathon Inc., was an 81-mile relay on Highway 81 from Newman Outdoor Field to Hillsboro, N.D., and back. The legs of the race varied in distance from six to 8 1/2 miles.

The participants made up 92 teams, 58 of which consisted of six participants and 34 made up of twelve.

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