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ON THE RUN - Anna Nagy runs the Queen City Half Marathon in Marquette. Nagy has been running since she was in high school and has volunteered at the Marquette Marathon previously.

NMU students prepare for Marquette Marathon

Nathan Kwapisz, Sports Writer September 1, 2022

Faith King, senior social media design management major, finds her motivation to run from her old coach. King's coach from high school will get up at 3 a.m. and attend to her responsibilities such as being...

MANY, MANY MARATHONS—James Engel has now run 219 marathons after his latest at the Marquette Marathon on Saturday, Sept. 4. It was a special one for the former NMU football player being greeted by current Wildcat athletes at the eight fuel stations. Photo courtesy of James Engel

Former NMU athlete reflects on marathon journey

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor September 29, 2021

James Engel was nine years removed from his college football playing career as a two-time letter-winner at defensive end for NMU from 1974-77. His athleticism was on display at the 1987 Great Lakes State...

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