Awards

And the winner is…

You’ve crossed the finish line; now it’s time to cross the award stage.


Grandma’s Marathon & Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon

Award Ceremony

Date: Saturday, June 17, 2017
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC) | Lake Superior Ballroom (Entrance B)
Schedule: 4:00 p.m. – Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon Awards | 4:45 p.m. – Grandma’s Marathon

Awards

Grandma’s Marathon awards are given in the following age categories:

Men & Women

Open – 1-10
12-18 – 1
35-39 – 1-3
40-44 – 1-3
45-49 – 1-3
50-54 – 1-3
55-59 – 1-3
60-64 – 1-3
65-69 – 1-3
70-74 – 1-3
75-79 – 1-2
80 & Over – 1
Wheelers – 1-5
Local Runner – 1
First Minnesotan – 1
Grandmother – 1 (women only)

Awards for the age group 19-34 are included in the Open category.

Per USATF rules, gun time will be used to determine prize money and incentive bonuses. Chip time will be used to determine all age-group winners and other award recipients.


Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon

Awards are given in the following age categories:

Men & Women

Open – 1-10
12-18 – 1
35-39 – 1-3
40-44 – 1-3
45-49 – 1-3
50-54 – 1-3
55-59 – 1-3
60-64 – 1-3
65-69 – 1-3
70-74 – 1-3
75-79 – 1-2
80 & Over – 1
Local Runner – 1
First Minnesotan – 1

Awards for the age group 19-34 are included in the Open category.

Per USATF rules, gun time will be used to determine prize money and incentive bonuses. Chip time will be used to determine all age-group winners and other award recipients.


William A. Irvin 5K

There is no awards ceremony for the William A. Irvin 5K. Awards are given to the following age categories and will be mailed a few weeks after the race:

Men & Women

Open – 1-10
12 & Under – 1
13-18 – 1
35-39 – 1-3
40-44 – 1-3
45-49 – 1-3
50-54 – 1-3
55-59 – 1-3
60-64 – 1-3
65-69 – 1-3
70-74 – 1-2
75-79 – 1
80 & Over – 1
Wheelers – 1

Awards for the age group 19-34 are included in the Open category.

Chip time will be used to determine all age-group winners and other award recipients.


Fitger’s 5K

An award ceremony will be held for the Fitger’s 5K Run & Walk at 10:30 in the Rex bar (lower level of Fitger’s). Awards will be awarded to the top competitors in each age category for both the run and walk.


Park Point 5-Miler

An awards ceremony will be held for the 5-Mile run and 2-Mile walk following the 5-Mile run at the Pavilion nearest the Beach House.


Minnesota Mile

Awards ceremonies held in the Holiday Center main lobby.
10:00 a.m.: All City Mile
10:45 a.m.: Duluth Mile and Minnesota Mile
Note: No awards ceremony for Verizon Wireless Kids Mile.

2016 Prize Money
Prize money will be awarded to the top eight men and top eight women for the Minnesota Mile (Elite Runner) Division.

Amounts are the same for both men and women:

Open Division

1st Place: $3,000
2nd Place: $2,000
3rd Place: $1,500
4th Place: $1,000
5th Place: $800
6th Place: $600
7th Place: $400
8th Place: $250
40 & Over Division

$500 will be awarded to the top male and top female in the 40 & Over age division.