Coronavirus (COVID-19) Official Statement


At this time, Grandma’s Marathon is still on as scheduled for June 19-20, 2020. However, due to the rapidly changing circumstances surrounding COVID-19, it is important to understand that scheduling changes could still occur, including canceling the event.

Registration for Grandma’s Marathon will remain open until June 1, unless a change occurs. Entry fees are non-refundable and cannot be deferred to the following year. As always, we will continue to monitor the situation very closely and provide regular updates as they are available. Thank you.


Grandma’s Marathon is still on as scheduled for June 19-20, 2020. We continue to monitor the situation very closely. We want to ensure that we provide participants ample time to adjust their plans if there are any scheduling changes to Grandma’s Marathon race weekend. For now, please continue to stay active and stay healthy!

The 2020 Fitger’s 5K has been postponed to Saturday, September 12, 2020. It was originally scheduled for Saturday, April 18, 2020.


The Saint Fennessy 4K race scheduled for March 14, 2020, has been cancelled.
Due to the unpredictability of the COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) and with recommendations and changes by the hour, we have been forced to cancel the race. The safety of participants, spectators, volunteers and the community at large remains our top priority! Thank you.


At Grandma’s Marathon, we are closely monitoring the COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) pandemic, and are in regular communication with the Grandma’s Marathon medical director, and our city and county agency partners. At this time, there are no scheduling alterations planned for our upcoming events, based upon the current recommendation from those partners. The Saint Fennessy 4K is scheduled for Saturday, March 14, 2020, and the Fitger’s 5K is scheduled for Saturday, April 18, 2020. Grandma’s Marathon Weekend is still slated for June 19-20, 2020.

The health and safety of our participants, volunteers, partners, spectators, staff and community is always our top priority. Keeping that priority in mind, we encourage everyone to remain diligent with practicing common preventative actions and following appropriate health guidelines, as recommended by the MN Department of Health.

Going forward, we will continue to monitor this rapidly changing situation with the direction of our medical team, along with local and state officials, and any updates to our events will be posted on and communicated via all channels possible.

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