Schedule

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The Weekend Activity Guide includes all of the details for race weekend. The 2019 Version will be available in Spring 2019.

2018 Weekend Activity Guide PDF Version

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

THURSDAY, JUNE 20:

* ESSENTIA HEALTH FITNESS EXPO. FREE (DECC – Arena) 4-8 p.m. Open to the public – $5/day parking at the DECC
* RACE PACKET PICK-UP (DECC – Paulucci Hall) 4-8 p.m.

FRIDAY, JUNE 21:

* ESSENTIA HEALTH FITNESS EXPO. FREE (DECC – Arena) 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
* RACE PACKET PICK-UP (DECC – Paulucci Hall) 10 a.m.-11 p.m.
* MICHELINA’S ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT SPAGHETTI DINNER (DECC – Pioneer Hall) 11a.m.-9 p.m.
* BUS TOURS OF THE RACECOURSE. $5 (Departing from the DECC) 1 p.m. & 3 p.m. Tickets available at the info booth in Pioneer Hall
* WHIPPER SNAPPER RACES FOR KIDS. FREE (Bayfront Festival Park). Open to ages 14 and under. Registration 12 p.m. Mascot Races, Kids Races to follow 2 p.m.
* PRE-RACE TALK SHOW. FREE (DECC – Edmund Fitzgerald Hall). Hosted by running legends Dick Beardsley and Carrie Tollefson, with guest Kara Goucher and other celebrity guests!
* 26th ANNUAL WILLIAM A. IRVIN 5K (at the William A. Irvin ore boat) 6 p.m.
* LIVE ENTERTAINMENT. $20 (Big Top Tent in Canal Park) All ages show. Gates open at 7 p.m.

SATURDAY, JUNE 22:

* 29th ANNUAL GARRY BJORKLUND HALF MARATHON 6:15 a.m.
* 43rd ANNUAL GRANDMA’S MARATHON 7:45 a.m.
* LIVE ENTERTAINMENT. FREE (Big Top Tent in Canal Park) All ages show 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
* AWARDS CEREMONY (Lake Superior Ballroom – DECC) 4 p.m.
* LIVE ENTERTAINMENT. $10 (Big Top Tent in Canal Park) Ages 21+. Gates open at 7 p.m.

2019 Schedule of Events – Coming Soon!
(2018 Schedule below for reference)