10 Tips to Have Your Best Virtual Race From the Grandma’s Marathon Pace Team 1. Treat a virtual race like you would an actual race Don’t experiment with new beverages or foods 24 to 48 hours before your virtual race. Stick with tried & true clothing and running shoes that are in good shape but […]
3/24/20: At this time, Grandma’s Marathon is still on as scheduled for June 19-20, 2020. However, due to the rapidly changing circumstances surrounding COVID-19, it is important to understand that scheduling changes could still occur, including canceling the event. Registration for Grandma’s Marathon will remain open until June 1, unless a change occurs. Entry fees […]
Registration for the 2020 Grandma’s Marathon, Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon, William A. Irvin 5K, and Great Grandma’s Full and Half Challenges will open at 7 p.m. CT on October 1, 2019. As in past years, there will be a high-volume of visitors to our registration site during the first few hours. To ensure all systems […]
The first quarter of each year is by far the most popular time for people to make a commitment to getting fit and feeling good. Grandma’s Marathon is happy to help as we enter the fifth season of our KP Challenge! It kicks off on March 16 with the Saint Fennessy 4K, a fun run […]
Reach your Grandma’s Marathon or Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon goal by teaming up with our experienced Pace Team!
(Duluth, MN) – Since 2013, the security protocols surrounding Grandma’s Marathon have more than doubled. Some of the most noticeable measures were activated last year with gravel-filled trucks blocking Canal Park Drive, along with sand-filled barrels and barricades preventing access to the racecourse in other locations from start to finish. Most of the security measures […]
148th Fighter Wing to virtually run the William A. Irvin 5K Deployed airmen provided opportunity to participate overseas (Duluth, MN) – The 148th Fighter Wing of the Minnesota National Guard is currently deployed to southwest Asia, in support of United States Air Forces Central Command (AFCENT) operations; however, their deployment is not deterring them from […]