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Grandma’s Marathon

Registration will open for 2021 on October 1, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. (Central Time).

Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon

Registration will open for 2021 on October 1, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. (Central Time).

William A. Irvin 5K

Registration will open for 2021 on October 1, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. (Central Time).

Great Grandma’s Full and Half Challenges

Registration will open for 2021 on October 1, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. (Central Time). Limited to the first 500 registrants in each challenge.

2-Year Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon Guaranteed Entry Opportunity

Registration to secure a spot into the 2019/2020 Garry Bjorklund Half Marathons was limited to 100 registrants. Registration is closed.

Corporate Team Challenge

Registration for the Corporate Team Challenge for full and part-time employees of any for profit or non-profit corporation and municipalities will open in early 2021. Contact Laura Bergen for more information.

KP Challenge*

By participating in the KP Challenge, you’re committing to run three popular Grandma’s Marathon races in 2020:

  • Saint Fennessy 4K on March 14, 2020
  • Fitger’s 5K – Postponed to September 12, 2020
  • Park Point 5-Miler/2-Mile Walk on July 16, 2020

Accept the 2020 KP Challenge to:

  • Stick to a regular running schedule,
  • Train to gradually complete longer distances,
  • Receive commemorative swag at each of the KP Challenge races and
  • Earn exclusive KP challenge branded swag!

Saint Fennessy 4K 

Date: March 14, 2020

Details: Get your green on and dash through Hermantown! This festive 4K brings you right to a variety of entertainment options at Skyline Social & Games.

Swag: Participants will receive a Saint Fennessy 4K winter hat & knit gloves.

Fitger’s 5K

Date: Postponed to Saturday, September 12, 2020 (Original date was Saturday, April 18)

Details: The Fitger’s 5K race course will head east for an out-and-back route featuring London Road and lake views on South Street. The 3.1 mile course kicks-off at 9:00 a.m. and will start and finish at the same spot in front of the Fitger’s Complex (600 E. Superior Street).

Swag: Participants will receive a long-sleeve, quarter-zip shirt and finisher medal. 


Park Point 5-Miler

Date: Thursday, July 16, 2020

Details: The Park Point 5-miler – northern Minnesota’s oldest road race – is run along Minnesota Avenue through Duluth’s famous Park Point neighborhood. The 2-mile walk and kids races are held at the end of Park Point near the picnic pavilions.

Swag: Participants in the run and walk will receive a commemorative Park Point 5-Miler t-shirt.


Minnesota Mile

Date: September 11, 2020

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Details:  Run the 1-mile loop on Minnesota’s scenic Skyline Parkway while enjoying spectacular views of Lake Superior, the St. Louis River Bay and Minnesota’s fall foliage. Take in all the beauty Duluth has to offer during this majestic time of year.

Swag: Participants will receive a long-sleeve tech shirt.

North End Nightmare 5K

Date: October 24, 2020, in Superior, WI

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Details:  The 2nd annual North End Nightmare 5K and free Spider Dash for Kids! Grab your friends and family and dress up for this spooky 3.1 mile race at the North End Spooktacular!

Swag:  5K participants will receive a Hooded Sweatshirt!
Spider Dash participants receive a commemorative tote bag…perfect for trick-or-treating!




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