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  • Calhoun Square Announces Lease Signing for Timberland Store and Opening of Euphoric Ambiance Massage Clinic
  • US Road Sports & Entertainment Group (USRS) announced the largest single half marathon prize in U.S. history.
    4
    Aug


    US Road Sports & Entertainment Group (USRS) announced the largest single half marathon prize in U.S. history.

     

     
    LARGEST SINGLE HALF MARATHON PRIZE IN US HISTORY ANNOUNCED
    $100,000 Awarded To Winner of Any 13.1® Marathon Series Race Who Breaks The World Half Marathon Record

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 2011 US Road Sports & Entertainment Group (USRS) announced the largest single half marathon prize in U.S. history.  USRS will award $100,000 to the winner of any 13.1Marathon® Series race whose winning time breaks the World Half Marathon Record.  Additionally, USRS will award $50,000 to any U.S. citizen who wins any 13.1Marathon® Series race and whose winning time breaks the U.S. Half Marathon Record. 

    The current half marathon record holders in each category are: 
    • Men’s World – Zersenay Tadese (58:23)
    • Men’s U.S. – Ryan Hall (59:43)
    • Women’s World – Lornah Kiplagat (1:06:25)
    • Women’s U.S. – Deena Kastor (1:07:34)
    “I challenge every runner in the world to break the World Half Marathon Record at one of US Road Sports’ 13.1® Marathon Series races.  There is nothing I would enjoy more than handing a $100,000 check to an athlete at one of our races.  Bring on the competition,” says US Road Sports & Entertainment Group’s CEO, Steve Obert.
    What:           Half Marathon and 5K
    When:           August 21, 2011 Race starts at 7:13 AM.  All runners/walkers must finish in 3 ½ hours.  Runners can register up until day of the race.
    Who:            Runners - Parent or guardian of all participants under the age of 14 will be required to sign an additional waiver at packet pick-up.
    Prize:            Half Marathon: Overall Male: 1st - $13,100; 2nd - $1,000, 3rd - $500
                                                      Overall Female: 1st - $13,100; 2nd - $1,000, 3rd - $500
     
    5K: The top 10 finishers that beat the bear (a college kid from Edina in full bear gear/see photo below) that is racing will receive a new pair of Karhu shoes and a ‘I beat the bear’ shirt.
     
    Why:             Scenic route also serves as fundraiser for Team WorldVision.  Last year’s inaugural 13.1® Minneapolis took more than 2,500 runners and walkers on a course filled with festivities, beautiful scenery and live entertainment.  Kicking off near St. Anthony Main and ending at Nokomis Park they raised over $180,000 last year.
     
    This year their charity focus (teamed again with non-profit WorldVision) focuses on feeding the famine stricken on the horn of Africa.  Their goal is to raise $250,000 this year.  $50 supplies one person with clean water for life! 
     
    Cost:              Entry fees August 1-14 are $85.00 for the half marathon and $25.00 for the Karhu 5K.During race week, participants can sign up for the half marathon for $95.00 and $30.00 for the Karhu 5K.   

    About US Road Sports
    US Road Sports & Entertainment Group is a health and wellness company dedicated to the production of world-class endurance events.  The mission of US Road Sports is to offer an unparalleled participant sports experience that showcases host communities and endures as a deeply valued local asset through events that are a part of the city’s culture, identity and brand.  For each participant, US Road Sports strives to offer events that allow participants of all skill levels the opportunity to improve their physical and mental health and accomplish life-altering goals while having fun.  US Road Sports provides sponsors and municipalities highly effective exposure to help maximize their presence and message in the community.
     
  • Chef Royal Dahlstrom Grills Mahi-Mahi on KARE 11
    3
    Aug


    Chef Royal Dahlstrom Grills Mahi-Mahi on KARE 11

    Chef Royal Dahlstrom joined Diana Pierce on KARE 11 to grill up some healthy Mahi-Mahi
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  • Chef Royal Dahlstrom Talks Team Building Events in Meetings MHJ Magazine
    21
    Jul


    Chef Royal Dahlstrom Talks Team Building Events in Meetings MHJ Magazine

    Chef Royal Dahlstroms article appears in this month's issue of Meetings: Minnesota's Hospitality Journal Magazine
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  • Sterling Cross Welcomes Aboard New Client - Feed My Starving Children
    13
    Jul


    Sterling Cross Welcomes Aboard New Client - Feed My Starving Children

    Sterling Cross to assist in marketing, copywriting, & PR initiatives.
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  • AT&T Launches New Store Location at Calhoun Square
    8
    Jul


    AT&T Launches New Store Location at Calhoun Square

    Ken Seifert, General Manager of Calhoun Square, announced today that AT&T has signed a multi-year lease to occupy a 4,411 square-foot, first floor space overlooking Hennepin Avenue.
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  • Sterling Cross Communications Welcomes Four New Clients in June
    1
    Jul


    Sterling Cross Communications Welcomes Four New Clients in June

    Minneapolis based Sterling Cross Communications announced that they welcomed aboard four new clients in June.
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  • Kitchen Window to Host Grill Expo - Firing Up Newest in Technology and Technique
    29
    Mar


    Kitchen Window to Host Grill Expo - Firing Up Newest in Technology and Technique

    Kitchen Window presents the 5th Annual Grill Expo – Seminars, Demonstrations, Meet and Greet with Grill Manufacturers, Exclusive Sale on Grills and Grill Accessories
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  • Scalzo's Italian Grille announces Mothers Day Brunch with Gospel Great Robert Robinson
    25
    Mar


    Scalzo's Italian Grille announces Mothers Day Brunch with Gospel Great Robert Robinson

    Treat Mom to an extra special brunch on Mother's Day! Join us at Scalzo's Italian Grille inside the Minneapolis Ramada Plaza for a Gospel Brunch.
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  • Uptown Kicks off Walking Season with a Day of Shopping
    22
    Mar


    Uptown Kicks off Walking Season with a Day of Shopping

    Nearly 30 Uptown retailers, salons and restaurants to offer specials, discounts and wellness education for “Shop and Walkers”
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  • Kitchen Window Hosts Cooking Essential Event Feb 19-20, 2011
    4
    Feb


    Kitchen Window Hosts Cooking Essential Event Feb 19-20, 2011

    Cooking Technique, Demonstration and Sample Stations Showcased
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  • Former Minnesota Twin and Pastor Reaches Five Year Milestone
    18
    Jan


    Former Minnesota Twin and Pastor Reaches Five Year Milestone

    Minneapolis, Minn - Pastor Tom Johnson spent 11 years in baseball and 23 years in the church. For the past five years, he and his wife Debbie have combined these two passions to share these skill sets to a whole generation of youth (and families) in Slovakia.
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  • Robert Robinson Leads Unified Gospel Concert Supported by Catholic and Lutheran Church Choirs
    17
    Jan


    Robert Robinson Leads Unified Gospel Concert Supported by Catholic and Lutheran Church Choirs

    Gospel great Robert Robinson brings together two Twin Cities church choirs for a live concert performance that will be recorded for a new CD project. Having taught both choirs over the past 10 years, Robinson has teamed with each choir to teach and lead them in a number of gospel favorites.
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  • Christopher Lower to present on Social  Media Survival Skills for the MN AMA
    17
    Dec


    Christopher Lower to present on Social Media Survival Skills for the MN AMA

    You've heard the buzz about Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, & YouTube, but how do they apply to your career? Social Media platforms are the fastest growing segments of the Internet user population
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  • Maple Grove Arts Council Announces 2009 Maple Grove Autumn Art Fair
    15
    Dec


    Maple Grove Arts Council Announces 2009 Maple Grove Autumn Art Fair

    The Maple Grove Arts Council, a non-profit organization celebrating over 10years of supporting the arts in Maple Grove, serves to enhance the fast growing community with all art disciplines
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  • Baja Sol Launches Fourth Restaurant Concept: Baja Joes Burgers, Tacos & Beer
    15
    Dec


    Baja Sol Launches Fourth Restaurant Concept: Baja Joes Burgers, Tacos & Beer

    Inver Grove Heights, MN – Baja Sol Restaurant Group announced today that they will debut their fourth concept, Baja Joe’s Burger’s, Tacos, & Beer on September 7th, 2009 at 11 a.m. in Columbus, Ohio
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