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Published May 18, 2013, 10:23 PM

Trevor Peterson caught up with some of the "characters" who took part in today's Half Marathon

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- Many of you know there is a lighter side to marathon day. Our own Trevor Peterson caught up with some of the "characters" who took part in today's Half Marathon.

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- Many of you know there is a lighter side to marathon day. Our own Trevor Peterson caught up with some of the "characters" who took part in today's Half Marathon.

Trevor Peterson: Tell me about your "get up" for today?....Well, I be runnin' for all me pirate brothers out there.

Tell me about your "get up" here...They call me the dirty ninja.

The dirty ninja?....Yeah.

Now you ran the whole half marathon in your bare feet?...That's correct.

What was it like?...The pain the feet takes away the pain everywhere else.

Why the sombreros today?...We wanted to have fun.

Did it help you run faster?...at the end it did!

How about a little Mexican hat dance?...We finished, whoo! Whoo! Yeah!

Were you aware that you're in the running for best beard of the 2013 marathon?...I was not aware of that, no...I started this back in October.

What do you call it?...I don't know, man, I just let it go. I just let it go.

I noticed you weren't in any kind of hurry to cross that finish line today....Aah, I've have enough. I did enough, I'm quite happy to be done.

TP: Were you Wonder Woman out there today?...Absolutely, I beat my PR by 12 minutes!

I noticed you guys had a special little ending thing?...We ran this two years ago and did the same thing.

Did you do it better this year?....Technique coulda been better, but it went well.

Work on that for next year....We will, we will. Offseason training.

Did the eyepatch hinder you at all?...Aaah, a little bit, I ran into four trees.

Aaaaaarrrrr!....AAAAARRRRR!>

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