Sponsor | Become a Grandma's Marathon Sponsor

A wide variety of sponsorship opportunities for all types of businesses and organizations are currently available for the 2014 Grandma's Marathon and its supporting events. We customize each sponsorship package to suit your goals and objectives, and to create maximum exposure for your brand, products and services.

2013 Race Entrant Demographics:

7,338 – Grandma’s Marathon
7,835 – Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon
1,998 – William A. Irvin 5K
231 – USA Half Marathon Championships
17,402 – Total

Men: 48%, Women: 52%
43% in the 19 – 34 age group
34% in the 35 – 49 age group
68% reside in Minnesota
40 different countries and 50 states plus the District of Columbia were represented in 2013

In addition to the runners, Grandma’s Marathon attracts an estimated 50,000 additional friends and family members who take part in the many weekend festivities. The Essentia Health Fitness & Health Expo, the Michelina’s All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner, the Whipper Snapper for Races for Kids and live entertainment are all high-traffic events.



Our four-tier sponsorship structure contains the following levels:
Presenting – $50,000
Major – $10,000 - $30,000
Contributing – $5,000 - $10,000
Product – Provide a product that enhances the race

Grandma’s Marathon sponsorships are opportunities to develop mutually beneficial partnerships designed to produce the best possible return for your investment. If you’ve been searching for a unique way to showcase your product and message to a captive audience of tens of thousands, then developing a partnership with our “world-class event with small-town charm” is an ideal solution.

To hear more about how your business or organization can benefit from a partnership with Grandma’s Marathon, contact Jon Carlson at (218) 727-0947 or jon@grandmasmarathon.com.