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PHOTOS: Scenes from Saturday’s final day of the 20th Fargo Marathon – InForum

FARGO – Saturday’s Essentia Health Fargo Marathon crowned winners of multiple races, including the full marathon, half marathon and 10K.

The twentieth anniversary of the race was in honor of the late marathon’s race director

Mark Knutsonwho helped direct the first 19 Fargo Marathons.

The first Mark Knutson Friday Nigh 5K was part of the 20th anniversary races.

Below are scenes from Saturday’s marathon races:

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From left: Kelly Updegraff, Laura Updegraff and Julie Hintz dance down Broadway as they make their way to the finish line of the Fargo Half Marathon on Saturday, June 1, 2024.

Chris Flynn / The Forum

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Fargo Marathon runners on their route through downtown Fargo on Saturday, June 1, 2024.

Chris Flynn / The Forum

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Ruairi Moynihan wears a cap with the name of the late Fargo Marathon founder Mark Knutson. June 1, 2024.

Chris Flynn / The Forum

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In memory of the late Fargo Marathon founder Mark Knutson, a mile course along 7th Street S in Fargo called Mark’s Mile was dedicated to him. June 1, 2024.

Chris Flynn / The Forum

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Derek Paul will run the Fargo Half Marathon on Saturday, June 1, 2024.

Chris Flynn / The Forum

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Cheering for the Fargo Marathon runners on Saturday, June 1, 2024.

Chris Flynn / The Forum

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Digger Lauter, winner of the 2024 Fargo Marathon at the south Fargo race track on Saturday, June 1, 2024

Chris Flynn / The Forum

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The Fargo Theater marquee was used on Saturday, June 1, 2024 to honor the late Fargo Marathon director Mark Knutson.

Eric Peterson / The Forum

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Andrea Tweten-Steinmetz of Fargo and Brenda Dellaneva of Vergas, Minnesota, wore T-shirts Saturday, June 1, 2024, printed with a photo of the late Fargo Marathon director Mark Knutson and the words “Running 4 Mark.”

Mike McFeely / The Forum

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Fargo’s Catlyn Christie dressed in the Fargo South High School Bruin mascot costume to cheer on runners during the 20th Fargo Marathon on Saturday, June 1, 2024. Christie and her classmates celebrated their 10th grade reunion.

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Eric Peterson

Peterson covers college athletics for The Forum, including Concordia College and Minnesota State Moorhead. He also covers the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks independent baseball team and assists with North Dakota State’s football coverage. Peterson has worked at the newspaper since 1996.

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