Every person comes to Grandma’s Marathon with a story, and our local, regional, and national media partners work tirelessly to bring those stories to life and share them across our community, our state, and the world.
For interview requests or more information about Grandma’s Marathon, media members are asked to contact Marketing & Public Relations Director Zach Schneider via email at email@example.com or to call our office at (218) 727-0947.
Working media members must be credentialed to gain access to certain, secure areas on race weekend including the start lines, finish line, and Media Center. All media interested in covering Grandma’s Marathon must submit a credential request prior to June 1, 2022.
As part of our commitment to sustainability, the full 2022 Grandma’s Marathon Media Guide will be available digitally and distributed after June 1, 2022. If you would prefer a printed copy, please indicate that on your media credential application.
For planning purposes, below is a list of popular media events throughout Grandma's Marathon weekend. A more specific timeline of weekend events will be distributed closer to race weekend.
RUDY PERPICH PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD BREAKFAST - Thursday, June 16
MARSH NELSON MEDIA AWARD LUNCHEON - Friday, June 17
ELITE ATHLETE PRE-RACE MEDIA CONFERENCE - Friday, June 17
DIVERSITY, EQUALITY, & INCLUSION ROUNDTABLE - Friday, June 17
DICK & CARRIE PRE-RACE TALK SHOW - Friday, June 17
POST-RACE MEDIA CONFERENCE - Saturday, June 18
If you are in need of an updated Grandma's Marathon logo or high-resolution photo from our event, please contact Marketing & Public Relations Director Zach Schneider via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call our office at (218) 727-0947.
All credentialed media will be sent a digital roster of elite athletes, along with the full media guide, prior to race weekend. When applying for credentials, please indicate if your organization would like a participant list from any specific zip codes to assist in your coverage of the race(s).