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WSJ zooms in on St. Olaf's indoor marathon

By David Gonnerman '90
January 20, 2011

This year's sixth annual Zoom! Yah! Yah! indoor marathon at St. Olaf attracted the attention of Pulitzer Prize-winning Wall Street Journal writer Kevin Helliker. "A new badge of hardship is gaining popularity among marathoners," he writes.

"It's no longer so exceptional to have completed extra-long marathons, extra-hard ones or extra-large numbers of the 26.2-mile race. So the latest thing is to run a marathon that's extra dull." But something enticed 45 runners to circle the Tostrud Center track 150 times . . .

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