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Grandma’s Blog

12 Unique Things To Do In Duluth – TRAVELMAG

12 UNIQUE THINGS TO DO IN DULUTH BY PAUL JOSEPH  Perched on the banks of Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake in the world, and set against rocky cliffs and pristine forests, the port city of Duluth is one of Minnesota’s most scenic places to visit. There are also endless opportunities to enjoy the great […]


Race Course Reroute Confirmed for Grandma’s Marathon

(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 […]


Grandma’s Marathon is working towards becoming a Zero Waste Event

(Duluth, MN) – With the help of major sponsor Waste Management, Grandma’s Marathon is committed to hosting an eco-friendly marathon each year and green initiatives are an important part of the operational planning of race weekend. A sustainable marathon creates partnerships with companies committed to environmental stability, and provides opportunities for participants and volunteers to […]


Hoka One One is Official Shoe of Grandma’s Marathon through 2019

HOKA ONE ONE IS OFFICIAL SHOE OF GRANDMA’S MARATHON THROUGH 2019 (Duluth, MN) – Grandma’s Marathon Duluth, Inc. first introduced HOKA ONE ONE® as the official and exclusive shoe of Grandma’s Marathon in 2017, and recently solidified a two-year partnership extension. The 42nd running of the annual road race will take place in Duluth, Minnesota […]


Grandma’s Marathon received Minnesota Signature Event Award

GRANDMA’S MARATHON RECEIVES AWARDS (Duluth, MN) – The 2018 Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference was held in Mankato, MN, on March 6-7, 2018. Several individuals, organizations and tourism businesses were recognized at the annual Excellence in Tourism Awards banquet for their contributions to the state’s $15 billion travel industry. Grandma’s Marathon was presented with the “Minnesota […]


Sugar Ray to headline 2018 Grandma’s Marathon

Entertainment tickets for Grandma’s Marathon go on sale March 15 (Duluth, Minn). – Come for the race, stay for the party and “Rock The Big Top” with the best live entertainment Canal Park has to offer! Grandma’s Marathon is excited to present Sugar Ray as the headliner for the Big Top Tent on Friday, June […]


CLIF Pace Teams

Reach your Grandma’s Marathon or Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon goal by teaming up with CLIF Bar’s experienced pace teams!  Supporting runners from novice to the veteran, joining a pace team is FREE and no sign-up is required. What are the CLIF Pace Teams pace times for Grandma’s Marathon & the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon? Grandma’s Marathon times: […]


List of People included in the first mailing of the 2018 Jackets

CLICK HERE to view a list of people who are included in the first mailing of the fleece-lined, full-zip 2018 jackets. If your name is not on this list, your jacket will be mailed in the next mailing soon.   Thank you and please feel free to call us at 218-727-0947 with any questions. Happy Training!


Updating your Registration Info

Would you like to edit your registration info? If you need to make a change to your info (address, email, phone number, finisher shirt size, etc.), please follow the steps below. 1. Log onto RaceRoster 2. Click the green Sign In button in the upper right corner of the page. Sign into the Race Roster account that you […]