(Duluth, Minn.) The Grandma’s Marathon-Duluth, Inc. board of directors has announced the selection of Jon Carlson as the organization’s interim executive director.
Carlson has been the nonprofit organization’s race director since July 2003 after retiring from Minnesota Power, where he had worked since 1980 in the employee benefits department. He served on the Grandma’s Marathon board from October 2002 until being hired as a full-time employee.
We'd love to hear your feedback about your 2013 Grandma's Marathon weekend experience! Please take a moment to fill out our runner surveys*:
2013 Grandma's Marathon Survey
2013 Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon Survey
*All surveys submitted by August 1, 2013 will be included in a drawing for a 2014 Grandma's Marathon Weekend Package, which includes a complimentary entry into the 2014 Grandma's Marathon or Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon and two nights lodging. Thank you for your time, and for joining us during the 2013 Grandma's Marathon Weekend!
Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon Registration Opens Monday
(Duluth, Minn.) Registration for June’s Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon begins Monday, Feb. 11. The race entry process is conducted through a lottery in which 6,300 participants will be randomly selected.
Beginning Monday and continuing through Feb. 22, registration will be available at www.GrandmasMarathon.com for all half-marathon hopefuls. Lottery entrants can submit their registration any time during the 12-day online registration period. Participants will be randomly selected and their acceptance into the race will be confirmed via email during the week of Feb. 25. Runners not selected will receive an email notifying them that their entry was not among those chosen.
The entry fee for the 2013 race is $80, and only those 6,300 runners selected through the lottery will have their credit cards charged.
The 23rd annual Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon is Saturday, June 22, at 6:45 a.m., and is run on the second half of the Grandma’s Marathon course.