Man’s Best Friend, Woman’s Best Running Partner

NOTE: Blue Cross Blue Shield employees and members across the state are gearing up for the big Fargo Marathon weekend May 19-21. We’ll be sharing stories from our employees for the next month to inspire joggers, walkers, sprinters and fitness enthusiasts of all levels to participate in one of the area’s biggest, most entertaining and…
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Noridian Employees Lace Up For Frostival 2016 Almost 3K

By Lonna Whiting It wasn’t the camels that stole the show on Saturday at the Red River Zoo. It was the more than 80 runners and walkers who showed up to slip and slide their way around the Frostival 2016 Almost 3K course, which was cosponsored by BCBSND. Several Noridian employees from the Fargo area…
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I’m Going To Frostival And Here’s Why You Should, Too

Unlike most North Dakotans, I don’t complain about the cold. In fact, I usually tell people to take a chill pill about the wind chill. Get down with layering up. Shivering is just the cold keeping you awake. OK, so that last one is a stretch. But if you read a recent BCBSND blog I…
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Fargo Marathon 5K Recap

It was a chilly 45 degrees at race time for the May 8 Fargo Marathon Tailgate Friday Night 5K. But more than 6,000 walkers and runners braved the cold temperatures and once again made the Fargo Marathon’s 5K a fun and successful event. Here’s a YouTube video recap of the event. We enjoyed sponsoring the…
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A Look At The Pros And Cons Of Running Technology

Today’s fitness technology provides new insights into our personal performance metrics. The question is, ‘Does it help or hurt you?’ Of course the answer to that question is highly personal; however, I will give you my take on this. During one run this winter before I went out the door, I made sure the following…
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