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***If you were registered for one of the 2020 Grandma’s Marathon Weekend Races, and did not receive your promo code (sent to you via email on September 5), click the button below to find instructions on how to obtain your code:

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Grandma’s Marathon

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

Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon

The In-Person Option is sold out; the in-person race capacity was reached on October 2. The Virtual Option remains open. Registration for 2021 opened on October 1, 2020.REGISTER      2021 REGISTRATION & CANCELLATION PLAN

William A. Irvin 5K

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

Great Grandma’s Full and Half Challenges

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

2-Year Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon Guaranteed Entry Opportunity

This opportunity is a fundraiser for the Young Athletes Foundation with half of the proceeds going to the charity. It will be offered again on the 2022 registration form for the 2022/2023 Garry Bjorklund Half Marathons.

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 2-Mile*

*Note: Due to course restrictions and social distancing measures needed in order to comply with COVID-19 guidelines, the distance of the North End Nightmare 5K has been shortened to 2-miles for 2020.

Date: October 24, 2020, in Superior, WI

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Details:  Grab your friends and family and dress up for this spooky race at the Superior Spooktacular! Races include a FREE spider dash for kids 14 & Under and the North End Nightmare 2-Mile for ages 6 and older. 

Swag:  2-Mile participants will receive a Full-Zip Jacket.
Spider Dash participants receive a commemorative tote bag…perfect for trick-or-treating!





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