Expo

A runner’s paradise.

The Essentia Health Fitness Expo is one of the largest in the nation! This event allows race participants, family and friends a chance to view over 100 booths showcasing the latest products and services available in the athletic industry.


Essentia Health Fitness Expo

Location: Arena at the DECC (Duluth Entertainment & Convention Center). 350 Harbor Dr, Duluth, MN 55802

Dates:
4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 17, 2021
10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, June 18, 2021

⭐️ Tip – Beat the rush by picking up your packet on Thursday, or on Friday before 3 pm or after 7pm! ⭐️

Admission: Free


Expo Map & Exhibitor Information

You’re invited to make a powerful connection with tens of thousands runners and race fans by becoming an exhibitor at the Essentia Health Fitness Expo during Grandma’s Marathon Weekend!

The 2021 expo is Thursday, June 17 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. (set-up from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) and Friday, June 18 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The flow of our expo is set up so that all racers must walk through the event in order to obtain their race packets. This results in a busy expo from start to finish!

Advertising Opportunities

VIRTUAL EVENT BAG AD: Create a digital and mobile-friendly ad, coupon or promotion in just minutes! Virtual Event Bags are offered for each of our race events. Each bag is emailed directly to participants multiple times and promoted via social media and our web site.
To view an example, visit here.

RACE PACKET INSERT: Produce and place a coupon, sample or other promotional items into our participant’s race packets. Quantities needed vary with each race.

For more information about becoming an exhibitor and about race packet/virtual event bag advertising opportunities, contact Laura Bergen, Expo Director, at 218-727-0947 or laura@grandmasmarathon.com.


Directions

From the North:

  1. From I-35 south take the Lake Avenue/5th Avenue West Exit (#256B) and stay in the left lane.
  2. At the stoplight, turn left on Canal Park Drive and immediately get into the right lane.
  3. Turn right on Railroad Street, drive under the skywalk and turn left into the DECC parking lot.

From the South:

  1. From I-35 north take the Lake Avenue/5th Avenue West Exit (#256B) and stay in the right lane.
  2. At the stoplight, go straight until you get to the stoplights at Lake Avenue.
  3. Turn right on Canal Park Drive and stay in the right lane.
  4. Turn right on Railroad Street, drive under the skywalk and turn left into the DECC parking lot.

    For more info, contact Laura Bergen, Expo Director, at 218-727-0947 or laura@grandmasmarathon.com.