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2019 Wave Placement Guide

Read below for everything you need to know about NorthShore Inline Marathon waves, what wave you should be in, Elite versus Advanced versus Recreational waves, and our handy Wave Placement Guide! NorthShore Inline Marathon Waves: Elite: The Elite race is tec...

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Steely Dan’s Wake Up Call to Get Down
Mike Ward
July 16, 2019
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Matzger's Blog, Training

Recently on an early morning skate with my buddy Dan, I was holding it steady at about 16 miles per hour when my head started ringing with the strains of "Hey Nineteen." My mind was admonishing me to speed up. There's a moment in that party tune when out of th...

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Rotating Your Wheels for 3- and 4- Wheel Inline Skates
Mike Ward
June 17, 2019
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Gear, Repair

When you skate, you push off of the inside, wearing out the inside of the wheel. If you use the T-stop method, you are also wearing out the inside of the wheel. Rotating your wheels on a consistent basis ensures that you have even wear on your wheels and stay comfortabl...

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NSIM Demo Fleet – Rollerblade Macroblade 100 Skates
Mike Ward
June 13, 2019
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News

We are excited to announce our new demo fleet of Rollerblade Macroblade 100 inline skates! Our Major Sponsor has provided NorthShore Inline Marathon, Inc. (NSIM) with a size run of inline skates for us to use at various events throughout the year, including our bi-we...

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Quad Skates at NorthShore Inline Marathon
Mike Ward
June 12, 2019
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Race Information

We get a lot of questions about whether quad skates can participate in our skating races. Short answer: YES! We allow quad skates (roller skates, 2x2 skates, etc...) to be used in any of our Skate races, which include the NorthShore Inline Marathon, Half Marathon...

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Skate and Sip Back For 2019
Mike Ward
May 29, 2019
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Events, News, Trails, Training

Join NorthShore Inline Marathon for another season of Skate & Sip, a free inline skating group in Duluth! The Skate & Sip is a collaboration with our beer sponsor Bent Paddle. NEW THIS YEAR we’ll meet at the Munger Trail trailhead (behind Wi...

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2019 Minnesota Inline Grand Prix series
Mike Ward
May 22, 2019
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Events, News

The Minnesota Inline Grand Prix is a great inline skating race series comprised of six events in the upper Midwest of the USA. Series points are compiled for everyone thanks to Inline Skate MPLS. For all info and standings, visit: http://www.inlineskatempls.com/?p=15380...

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