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A Holiday Shopping Guide for Runners
November 30, 2021 — With the holidays now here, our 2022 Grambassadors share with you some of their favorite and greatest gift ideas for the runner in your life.

Fall Races Recap
November 22, 2021 — Our 2022 Grambassadors share the races they ran this fall.

Behind the Scenes at Grandma’s Marathon – October 2021
October 31, 2021 — Program Director Alivia Nelson takes you inside the Grandma’s Marathon office for the month of October, which included registration opening, a few out-of-town trips, and a Halloween-based race in Superior.

Beyond 26.2 – Grandma’s Marathon and the Young Athletes Foundation (YAF)
November 5, 2021 — Alissa Boyhtari received a certificate for free pair of running shoes from the Young Athletes Foundation (YAF) while in high school. Now, she’s helping make sure the next generation gets the same opportunity.

Road to the Boston Marathon- Entry #1
October 25, 2021 — Noah Bitney, one of our 2022 Grambassadors, is determined to get his BQ this year at Grandma’s Marathon. Follow along on his journey to the finish line.

I’m Registered for Grandma’s Marathon Weekend 2022 — Now What?
October 12, 2021 — You did the hard part by signing up and committing to your goal but there is still lots to do to get ready to run in June 2022. One of our seasoned Grambassadors shares her tips.

2022 Grambassadors
September 29, 2021— Follow along with our Grambassadors as they get ready for Grandma’s Marathon Weekend 2022 and share why they love Grandma’s Marathon and Duluth

The Winter Challenge Was… Well, A Challenge
January 29, 2021 — Program Director Alivia Nelson was faced with a dilemma — she wanted to produce quality kids’ programming in a time that kids and their teachers weren’t allowed to be together. Hence, the YAF Winter Challenge was born.

Just What Did I Get Myself Into?
January 18, 2021 — New Marketing & PR Director Zach Schneider chronicles his first three months on the Grandma’s Marathon staff, a time highlighted by both uncertainty and endless possibility.