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Mark Schmidt gets some "physical backing" from Perham Lions President Gary Senske. On April 22, Mark Schmidt will embark on his scooter marathon from Moorhead to Minneapolis-to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Scootin' to next level: Perham man has scooter tuned up for marathon

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A Perham man's trek from Moorhead to the new Target Field-on an old fashion, foot-powered scooter-is gaining support from throughout the state.


Individuals, families, Lions Clubs and other organizations are expected to cheer-and pledge-to Perham's Mark Schmidt, as he pushes a scooter more than 230 miles. The scooter run for pledges is expected to raise more than $6,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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