GRANDMA’S MARATHON UTILIZES CROWD SCIENCE EXPERT IN PLANNING 2021 EVENT

(DULUTH, MINN.) — Grandma’s Marathon-Duluth, Inc. has partnered with world-renowned crowd scientist Marcel Altenburg of Manchester Metropolitan University to optimize the event’s participant flow as part of the organization’s COVID-modified race plan. Altenburg has previously worked with larger marathons like London, Berlin, Chicago, and New York as well as other major marathons around the world. […]


The Winter Challenge Was… Well, A Challenge

Just because things are inevitable doesn’t make them any easier. In November, the ongoing health issues around the world made it clear we’d have to cancel our regularly scheduled Saturday Morning at the Races program for area kids. With that program gone, we needed a replacement. OK, good. Next came the hard part, though, coming […]


Just What Did I Get Myself Into?

What a strangely exciting time to join Grandma’s Marathon. Hi there, Zach Schneider here. I’m the new Marketing & Public Relations Director, and my first three months on the job have sure been a whirlwind. There’s been both excitement and anxiety. Anticipation and worry. Enthusiasm and apprehension. The one thing my mind keeps turning to, […]