Twin Cities Marathon

  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Two of the local runners at the Twin Cities Marathon last Sunday were dedicating their race to a former Elk River classmate with a serious health issue. Ben Hales, a 1998 ERHS graduate, was recently diagnosed with a rare brain stem disorder called Chiari malformation. Chad Kreuser, Rogers physical [...]

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Dallas Erdahl and Jill Varty, both with connections to the Elk River cross country program, were the Star News area’s top finishers in the Twin Cities Marathon on Sunday. Erdahl, 21, former Elk CC runner, finished in 3:07.03, placing 10th of 157 in his age/gender division, and 287th of 4,919 men. Varty, 51, Elk CC [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor AmongĀ  8,761 runners in the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon on Sunday, Oct. 7, were 71 from the Star News area, including five Boston qualifiers, led by Jill Varty and Stephen Johansson. Varty, 50, of Elk River, placed 70th among 3,687 women, and fourth among 180 in her division, with [...]

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Jill Varty was the highest finisher among area runners in the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon on Saturday. Varty, 50, of Elk River, placed 70th among 3,687 women, and fourth among 180 in her age/gender group, with a time of three hours, 13 minutes, 14 seconds. Stephen Johansson, 24, of Elk River was the top male [...]

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