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Running man: Blau’s path takes him down every street in Minneapolis

Published 07/28/2012, Worthington Daily Globe

MINNEAPOLIS — As a high school athlete, Al Blau set a school record in the two-mile run that still stands at Harris-Lake Park High School in northwest Iowa. But he pretty much hung up his running shoes when he attended Worthington Junior College and then the University of Minnesota, pursuing a degree in mortuary science. Then a few years ago, Al — now a 50-some-year-old funeral director in the Twin Cities — decided to put those running shoes back on again.

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