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Amy Reep, 81, of Williston, N.D., trains at the Williston Area Recreation Center to run the Fargo Marathon Relay with her three daughters, including Karen Fischer, who lives in the Detroit Lakes area. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Amy Dalrymple

81-year-old gets ready to run Fargo Marathon in relay team with daughters, including one from DL

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Running her first race at 81, Amy Reep jokes that organizers of the Fargo Marathon may take down the finish line before she completes her leg of a team relay.


But the Williston woman who is competing with her three daughters is confident she’ll finish the 5.5 miles.

“I guess it’s not about how fast I’m going to get there,” Reep said. “It’s that I’m going to make it.”

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Amy Dalrymple

Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at or (701) 580-6890.