(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!
Feb. 22 - Last Day to Register for 2013 Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon Lottery
The race entry process is conducted through a lottery in which 6,500 participants will be randomly selected. Lottery participants can submit their registration through Friday, February 22 at 11:59 p.m. (CST). Participants will be randomly selected and their acceptance into the race will be confirmed via email during the week of February 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, plus a processing charge. Only those 6,500 runners selected through the lottery will have their credit/debit cards charged. Click here to register or for more information: http://grandmasmarathon.com/site/index.php?page=register.
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.