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 […]
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(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 […]
2019 GRANDMA’S MARATHON REGISTRATION (Duluth, MN): Registration for the 2019 Grandma’s Marathon Weekend, which includes Grandma’s Marathon, the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon and the William A. Irvin 5K, will open on October 1, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. CST. This is the third year that registration for all three races will open on the same day, […]
Why Race Entries Can’t Be Transferred After May 1 After May 1, Grandma’s Marathon staff sets their focus on a heavy load of administrative work that needs to happen in order to ensure a safe and smooth race day experience for around 18,000 runners. It includes assigning bib numbers, finisher shirts and medals along with […]
(Duluth, MN) – Participants in the 42nd annual Grandma’s Marathon weekend will have the first opportunity to experience a modified race course for both the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon and Grandma’s Marathon due to a construction project that is underway to transform downtown Duluth. Historically, the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon follows the same course as […]