Race Information

The modified Fitger’s 5K course starts just outside the Kitchi Gammi Club and travels eastward toward 21st Avenue East on Superior Street, London Road, and South Street.

Participants will then turn around and travel along the Lakewalk before finishing near the historic Fitger’s Lakefront Hotel in downtown Duluth.


Free parking for the event is available in the parking ramp located next to Fitger’s.

Fitger’s Complex
600 E. Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802

Race Rules

No pets, motor vehicles, bicycles, handcycles, hand-cranked wheelchairs, roller skis, inline skates, or unregistered participants are allowed on the racecourse.

Baby joggers and strollers are allowed at YAF events but must start in the back of the corral. 

Pushrim wheelchair competitors, duo teams, and other adaptive athletes are encouraged to participate but must follow all Wheelchair & Adaptive Program Guidance. Adaptive athletes are asked to contact Grandma’s Marathon prior to registering so that we can provide all reasonable accommodations.

If you are registered for the walk division, you MUST walk the entire distance. No running is allowed. Awards are given on an honor system. 

Awards Ceremony

Award information for the 2022 Fitger’s 5K will be announced at a later date.