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Eyes on the radar: Race director, staff have plan in place for all types of weather

Published 05/18/2012, INFORUM

FARGO – Fargo Marathon race director Mark Knutson was placing mile markers Friday morning when he saw kids swimming in a plastic pool in their front yard. In the eighth year of the event, Knutson has seen the other extreme, too – snow on the ground race morning. Weather is the one element Knutson and his staff can’t control, but always need to be ready to manage. “We’re looking at that hourly forecast, just like everybody else,” Knutson said. “It seems like it’s deja vu all over again. Every year, we are doing this.”

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