Running Across ND - KXNet.com - Bismarck/Minot/Williston/Dickinson-KXNEWS,ND

Running Across ND

Posted: Updated:

When you travel across the state, whether for business or to visit family members, you'll notice a difference in landscapes from East and West.

That's the path Caleb Kobilansky is traveling by running across the state, from Grand Forks to Williston -- a trip measuring well over 300 miles.

He set out with the idea of making those in the east more aware of the oil boom and the impact on the people of the Bakken.

He has to cover more distance than a marathon every day to make the trek in two weeks.

Occassionally, he walks part of the distance.

On his journey to spread awareness and understanding, Kobilansky has received tremendous support along the way.

(Caleb Kobilansky) "Meeting all the locals that have been supporting us. I mean we've been having people pulling over on the side of the road, encouraging us, telling us what we're doing is great. So that's been huge, just having the North Dakota community support us."

When he arrives in Williston on Saturday, he will deliver a letter to the Mayor, signed by people all over the eastern region and hopes to bring one back in return.

For more information you can visit www.bakkenecoexpedition.com.

  • Minot/Williston NewsMore>>

  • ATV in River

    ATV in River

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:57 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:57:44 GMT
    Rescue crews fished a four-wheeler out of the Mouse River today.
    Rescue crews fished a four-wheeler out of the Mouse River today.
  • Searching for Teachers

    Searching for Teachers

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:57 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:57:05 GMT
    Preliminary enrollment numbers for Williston Public Schools are about 100 students higher than the start of last school year --- and officials expect that to double by the first day of school.
    Preliminary enrollment numbers for Williston Public Schools are about 100 students higher than the start of last school year --- and officials expect that to double by the first day of school.
  • Teachers Wrap Up Writing Institute

    Teachers Wrap Up Writing Institute

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:49:09 GMT
    Even though school is out for the summer, teachers from all over the region have spent the better part of July preparing for next school year through the Northern Plains Writing Project program.
    Even though school is out for the summer, teachers from all over the region have spent the better part of July preparing for next school year through the Northern Plains Writing Project program.
Quick Clicks
Closings/Delays
View list
Calendar
What's happening?
Lottery Results
Feeling lucky?
Viewer Photos
Submit yours!
Road Report
Current conditions
TV Listings
See what's on
Gas Prices
Check near you
E-Mail Newsletter
Signup now

Most Popular

Stories
Videos
loading...
Powered by WorldNow
General information or questions:
kxinfo@kxnet.com

News:
Bismarck:
Phone: 701-223-9197
News Fax: 701-223-1985

News:
Minot:
Phone: 701-852-2104
News Fax: 701-838-1050
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KXNET. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.