VIP Experience

First-Class Grandma’s Marathon Experiences 

From private bathrooms and gear check, to the perfect pre and post-race snacks, we’re rolling out the red carpet for runners and race fans who want a little more luxury with their Grandma’s Marathon experience.

Choose from one of two options: 

Option 1: All-Inclusive VIP Runner Experience: $160 – SOLD OUT

Limited to 14 spots. Note: All-Inclusive VIP Runner Experience is available for Full Marathon participants only

  • Admission for one to Michelina’s All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner on Friday, June 21.
  • VIP transport to the marathon starting line in the climate controlled Duluth Experience Bus departing from Duluth.
  • Comfortable, climate controlled shelter at the marathon starting line in the Duluth Experience Bus and the UCare Tent.
  • Pre-race refreshments including water, Powerade, coffee provided by Duluth Coffee Company and CLIF products.
  • Portable restrooms available at the marathon starting line exclusively for individuals in the VIP Runner Experience.
  • VIP gear bag service so your bag is immediately ready and waiting for you at the finish line in Canal Park.
  • Admission to the MCCU Finish Line VIP Tent (open until 2 p.m.) featuring complimentary breakfast, lunch and beverages catered by Black Woods Bar & Grill.
  • A pair of commemorative Fitsoks and Grandma’s Marathon T-shirt.
  • (4) Bleacher passes for your family and friends to watch you finish!

Option 2:  Finish Line VIP Tent Access: $80 

Limited to 30 spots. Open to the public.