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Address: Fargo, ND
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One of the best run marathons I've done. Extra great: it started indoors on a really cold morning. Thanks, Fargo! And it was flat, pretty, and lined with spectators. Just the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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Tempe, Arizona
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Tempe, Arizona
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

One of the best run marathons I've done. Extra great: it started indoors on a really cold morning. Thanks, Fargo! And it was flat, pretty, and lined with spectators. Just the best.

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Fargo, North Dakota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This race is so overcrowded that you actually have to run 15 miles to do a half marathon due to all of the people you have to try to run around. There should be corralled starts with time verification to get into each corral. Organizers want to make this bigger and bigger every year. But I won't be going back... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

great job organizing! People from all over the world were here! security was visible everywhere, Cant wait for next year!

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Virginia, Minnesota
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169 attraction reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I've participated in the past five years of the Fargo Marathon. When I started I wasn't a runner, and still don't consider myself to be a runner, but the Fargo Marathon is a fun event for people of all abilities. This year I ran the 5K on Friday night and finally took on the Half on Saturday morning. This was... More 

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West Fargo, North Dakota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The route was excellent and the marathon atmosphere was fun! I was so glad that I signed up and went through with this. I hope to do it again next year.

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Moorhead, Minnesota
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This event truly brings the community together. Even if you don't consider yourself to be a "runner" or even an athlete - the Fargo Marathon encourages all to come out, even if you will only be walking.

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

One of the best half marathons in which I've ran. The expo, pre-race, course, and post-race were all well-organized. The long-sleeved tech shirt and goodie bag were the nicest I've ever received. The city as a whole made us feel very welcome. While it's tempting to think "it's just Fargo, ND" the course was clearly designed to show the best... More 

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Bemidji, Minnesota
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The Fargo Marathon was great. The event was very well organized. The Fargo community really makes the event special. People along the race route were supportive and friendly. It was an awesome experience. Lodging can be tough to find, we've already reserved our room for next year!

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Fargo, North Dakota
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20 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I participated in my third Fargo Marathon this Year. I don't run a marathon. This year I did the 5K on Friday night and the 10K on Saturday. So, I did the "Go Far Challenge" and got an extra participation metal for that. The shirts, sports bags, and medals were fantastic. The crowds (both in the races and on the... More 

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Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This was my first half marathon and I'm glad I choose Fargo. The course is nice and flat, the spectators where great, and the swag is awesome. Will definitely do it again next year!!

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