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Tessa Stoltenburg

Current location: Omaha, NE



  • 2020 Olympic Trials Marathon Qualifier 

  • 1st native born South Dakotan to qualify for the Olympic Marathon Trails

  • PB - 2:41:10 Chicago Marathon, 2019

  • 2018 Fargo Half Marathon Winner 


Favorite workout: Long 20 mile snowball. You can't beat the feeling after defeating one of those.   


Favorite running gear: My GPS watch with podcasts + mapping 

Favorite running memory: Crossing the finish line at the 2019 Chicago Marathon with giant goosebumps 


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Amanda Blair  


Current Location: Grand Forks, ND


  • 2021 Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon winner

  • Completed 15 marathons 

  • 2:49:38 California International Marathon, 2022 


Favorite workout: tempo runs 

Favorite running gear: altra escalantes and my Suunto9


Favorite running memory: running the Disney world goofy challenge( 1/2 marathon on Saturday and a full marathon on Sunday) it was so fun and magical to run through the parks and be greeted by characters along the way.

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Amy Feit

Current Location: sioux falls, sd




  • 2018 Manitoba Marathon Winner

  • 2016 Lake Wobegon Trail Marathon Winner and Women's Course Record Holder

  • Completed in 15 marathons and has taken more than 60 minutes off original PR going from 4:00 to a current PR of 2:51:12


Favorite workout: 800 or mile repeats

Favorite running gear: hands free waist leash so I can run my dog Wallace with me 


Favorite running memory: running into the stadium and getting to break the finish line tape at the 2018 Manitoba Marathon


Tiegen Lindner


Current Location: Sioux Falls, SD


  • Personal Bests: 

    • 800 - 1:52​

    • 1500 - 3:48

  • NCAA DII Track Athlete - Augustana University (SF)

  • O'Gorman High School Record holder - 800 & 1600

  • CoSIDA Academic All-American


Favorite workout: Long progression run & mile repeats 


Favorite running gear: COROS watch


Favorite running memory: Waving the Drake Relays flag after a team relay win (Augustana University) & Howard Wood Dakota Relays 800m Special Event (O'Gorman High School)

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Amy Will 


Current Location: Warren, MN


  • 2019 Grand Forks and Bemidji Blue OX Marathon winners, back to back, 2 weeks apart ​

  • Completed 16 marathons, from 4:07 to 2:57

  • 2:57:17 California International Marathon, 2022 

  • NCAA Div II Tennis - Bemidji State University 


Favorite workout: mile repeats  


Favorite running gear: Senita sports bra with back pocket 


Favorite running memory: breaking the tape at a local marathon for the first time in 2016. That started a fire in me to train harder and to see what I could do in the long distance races!

Leigh Daley 

Current Location: Fargo, ND


  • 2018 Fargo Marathon - 1:24:33 (5th overall)

  • 2018 Northfield Turkey Trot 5k Winner - 18:34

Favorite workout: Long Run Workouts – whenever a tempo is embedded into the long run. I love when running big mileage with quicker splits.


Favorite running gear: My Garmin - The sick watch tan in the summer always feels like an accomplishment.

Favorite running memory: Running the Fargo Half in 2018 was a really special moment for me. I never really have viewed myself as a super talented runner, so for me to be first overall in my age group and Top 5 women in the place I call “home” was a spectacular feeling. Everything just clicked that day and I have never felt so strong in my life. 

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Kiran Cordes 


Current Location: Sioux Falls, SD 


  • 2023 Kansas Half Marathon 

    • 1:19:45​


Favorite workout: 3x5K as follows w/ 2 minute rest: 5K @ moderate pace, 5K @ tempo pace, and 5K @ race pace


Favorite running gear: My Garmin Forerunner 225


Favorite running memory: Running in the 2023 Sioux Falls Half Marathon

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Courtney Klatt

Current Location: Windsor, CO


  • South Dakota State High School Champion - 1600, 3200, XC 

  • Posted 7 T/F & XC all time top 10 times at Xavier

  • Posted 5 T/F & XC all time top 10 times at Portland 

  • 2023 WCC team conference xc champions 

  • 2024 NCAA 10K qualifier 

Favorite workout: Progression run deemed the classic "snowball"


Favorite running gear: Coros pace 2 watch

Favorite running memory: Winning the team and individual South Dakota XC title while in high school, 2016.  It was the moment I truly fell in love with the sport: the challenge, the competition, and the community. 

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