Mike Ward

Preps Begin For Inline Marathon

Those in the marathon tomorrow picked up their race packets Friday

DULUTH, Minn.- Those in the marathon Saturday picked up their race packets, filled with all the information they need to know about the marathon. The race director tells us the attendance is up, due in part to the course the racers compete on. “Our course is just pristine. It’s so beautiful. It’s pretty rare to get a point to point…

Organizers, Athletes Prepare for 2019 North Shore Inline Marathon

Active Adventures: North Shore Inline Marathon

DULUTH, Minn. – It takes a village and year round dedication to make the North Shore Inline Marathon a success every year. Race Director Mike Ward stopped by FOX 21 Local News Friday morning ahead of the jam packed lineup of events. Ward says many folks are concerned about detouring around the Lester Bridge construction this year. Traffic will be…

Skate & Sip for FREE

Active Adventures: Rollerblade & Have A Pint of Bent Paddle This Summer

DULUTH, Minn. — In this week’s Active Adventures we are hitting the Willard Munger State Trails on rollerblades! Every other Tuesday night from 6:00 – 8:00 pm you can skate and sip with friends in the Northland, for FREE. The director of the NorthShore Inline Marathon is hosting these free group skates for all skill levels. Bring your own blades…

Duluth Group Encourages Skating and Sipping This Summer

The Skate and Sip Group Meets Every Other Tuesday until September 10

DULUTH, Minn. – The North Shore Inline Marathon isn’t happening until September 13 – 14, but that’s not stopping avid skaters from practicing and enjoying an ice cold brew. North Shore Inline Marathon, Inc. is hosting the third annual Skate and Sip group this summer. Bent Paddle Brewing Co. is sponsoring the event with a free beer for each participant…

Northland Volunteers Needed for NorthShore Inline Marathon

Race Officials say They're in Need of Volunteers for the 2018 NorthShore Inline Marathon

DULUTH, Minn. – Race officials with the NorthShore Inline Marathon say their office space is diminishing as final preps are underway this week for the annual event. The Marathon is in it’s 23rd year, attracting over 2,000 athletes and spectators to the Twin Ports. This year’s events will kick off on Friday, September 14 with the annual Expo and packet…

Inline Marathon Moves Finish Line

Finish Line and Expo Move to DECC

DULUTH, Minn.-┬áThe largest inline marathon in North America is going through some big changes this year. The finish line at the 23rd Annual Northshore Inline Marathon will be moved 900 feet back along the course to the bay-side of the DECC, due to the Minnesota slip and sea wall construction project going on there. It was previously in front of…

Skating and Sippin’ with NorthShore Inline Marathon

Skate & Sip Occurs Bi-Weekly and is Sponsored by NorthShore Inline Marathon

DULUTH, Minn. – The bi-weekly Skate & Sip series continues Tuesday, July 17 at 6:00 p.m. The event is sponsored by NorthShore Inline Marathon and Bent Paddle Brewing Co. Organizer Mike Ward tells FOX 21 Local News right now, the group is made up of roughly ten people who participate regularly. The group would like to continue to grow in…