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Feb 10, 2012

Click here to register for the half marathon lottery. February 24 is the last day to sign up!



Feb 9, 2012

Registration for June’s Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon begins Monday, Feb. 13. The race entry process is conducted through a lottery in which 6,300 participants will be randomly selected.


Feb 1, 2012

Registration is now open for the 2012 Fitger’s 5K Run & Walk, scheduled for Saturday, April 21.

The Fitger’s 5K field is limited to the first 1,800 registrants, an increase of 100 from the 2011 race which reached its entry limit one month prior to the race.



Jan 31, 2012

TODAY IS THE LAST DAY to register for the 2012 Grandma’s Marathon at the $85 entry fee price. So, if you haven’t already entered and want to save before the increase, sign up by the end of today at www.grandmasmarathon.com. Beginning tomorrow the entry fee increases to $90, where it will remain until April 1.



Jan 24, 2012

Congratulations to Natalie Workman of Hopkins, Minnesota! She is the winner of two 2012 Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon entries! Natalie's name was chosen at random from all those who have registered for the 2012 Grandma's Marathon.



Dec 28, 2011

Check this out! Everyone who registers for the 2012 Grandma’s Marathon (26.2 miles) before Monday, January 16 will be entered into a drawing for two (2) complimentary 2012 half-marathon entries to pass along to friends or family members. Talk about a fantastic post-holiday gift!



Dec 14, 2011

(Duluth, Minn.) The Young Athletes Foundation (YAF) recently awarded $6,070 in grants to five area nonprofit youth organizations. Grants were awarded to: Duluth Salvation Army Rookie Basketball Association ($3,000), Encounter Youth Center ($1,000), Positive Energy Outdoors ($570), Piedmont Youth Hockey Association ($1,100) and Two Harbors Kayak Festival ($400).



Nov 2, 2011

Registration is now open for the 2012 Fitger’s 5K Run & Walk, scheduled for Saturday, April 21.

The Fitger’s 5K field is limited to the first 1,800 registrants, an increase of 100 from the 2011 race which reached its entry limit one month prior to the race.



Oct 27, 2011

THANK YOU to everyone who participated in our 25th annual Young Athletes Foundation Live & Silent Auction! We appreciate the generosity of all of the businesses and individuals who contributed to this year's fundraiser! All net proceeds from the event will benefit young athletes in the Northland.

 

 



Oct 26, 2011

We're looking forward to our 25th annual Young Athletes Foundation live and silent auction tonight. Thanks to all of the generous businesses and individuals who donated items to this fundraiser. The YAF supports youth programs throughout a five-county region. Thank YOU!



Oct 5, 2011

GREAT NEWS!!! We have extended the $80 entry fee discount for the 2012 Grandma's Marathon. Now through October 19 you can sign up for the 2012 race for just $80. On October 20, the fee will increase to $85 (see complete fee structure below). Get signed up today!


Aug 3, 2011

Garry Bjorklund 2012 Half Marathon Entries to 250 Finishers

Registration is now available for next month’s Grandma’s Minnesota Mile road races in downtown Duluth. This one-mile event on Sunday, Sept. 11 is open to runners of all skill levels.



Jul 25, 2011

Free Youth Races Presented By the Young Athletes Foundation

The Young Athletes Foundation and Grandma's Marathon invite children 14 and under to lace up their shoes and take part in the 2011 Wednesday Night at the Races. This free race series begins Wednesday at Duluth Central High School and continues every Wednesday evening until August 31 (locations vary weekly, see schedule below). Registration is between 5:00 p.m. and 5:50 p.m. each race night, and the races begin at 6 p.m.



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