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Marathon Director Reflects On Race, Says It's Great For First Timers

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – It takes 5,000 volunteers to put on the Twin Cities Marathon.

Executive director Virginia Brophy Achman said they are very appreciative of all the help. 172 more words


North Carolina's High Country

This morning we decided to go with the old saying, “Go big or go home.” So we checked out of our hotel in Asheville one day early to go check out North Carolina’s high country. 520 more words


I went to the mountains last weekend and I stayed at Chetola Resort in Blowing Rock. I know I wanted to get a picture of the hotel while it was all lit up at night. 69 more words


10 Must See Along Blue Ridge Parkway

The platitude “It’s about the journey, not the destination,” is actually a smart route-planning rule when driving the Blue Ridge Parkway. This National Heritage Area stretches for 469 miles from Virginia down through North Carolina, but it’s not a “point-A-to-point-B” experience. 892 more words

Arts + Leisure

Hiking Along the Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway is a hikers paradise.  With more than 70 trails along the North Carolina portion of the Parkway, you can find something for every level and interest, from easy to strenuous. 252 more words

North Carolina

Feeling Hot? Head to Blowing Rock!

Temperatures are supposed to heat up to an all time high for the year!!  Want to know a great secret (that some of you already know), head to Blowing Rock and get cool at Moses Cone Memorial park! 188 more words