running

Someone You Should Know: Marathon Man

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-In life there are hurdles we come across, but sometimes they can lead to something good. One Sioux Falls runner went through a tough time in his life, but chose not to let it hold him back. Now he’s about to reach his biggest milestone yet.  Pat Schwebach is always running. It’s not only one of his favorite…

Impact of Running on Mental Health

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – With summer ending, it’s easy to get into a little mental funk. One way to help pull yourself out happens to be exercise, and in particular, running. Running, and higher intensity workouts, release endorphins. Those endorphins can improve your mood, and overall mental well being, according to experts with Avera. Not only can running help with…

Local Program Helps the Homeless Run Half Marathon

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Running a half marathon is a big feat. So a new Sioux Falls program called Up and Running Again aims to help people reach that 13.1 mile mark. However, this program isn’t just about finishing a race, many are running for a bigger purpose.  It’s 6:30 in the morning and several runners are ready to hit the…

Best Way to Burn Off those Holiday Calories

Enjoy yourself this Thanksgiving but here's why you may want to hold off on extra helpings

If you plan on taking a leisurely stroll to burn off your Thanksgiving meal, think again! According to the Calorie Control Council, the average American consumes about 3,000 calories on Thanksgiving. That means a 180-pound adult would have to walk for nine hours to burn off that one meal! If you pick up the pace and run, it would take about…

Sioux Falls Marathon Preview

The race will see its largest number of runners yet - what that means for traffic, and the local economic impact.

Runners from all over the world will be in the Sioux Empire this weekend for the Sioux Falls Marathon, Half-Marathon, and 5K Miracle Race. We get a preview of those who will be in town, insight on the growing number of runners here locally, and the impact the race will have on the local economy from Bryan Miller, with the…