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Grandma’s Marathon

Registration is limited to the first 9,000 registrants.


Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon

Registration is now closed for the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon. The race capacity of 7,500 has been met. Spots are still available through our Charity Partners Program.

William A. Irvin 5K

Registration is now closed for the William A. Irvin 5k. The race capacity of 2,000 has been met.

Great Grandma’s Challenge

Registration for the “Full” Great Grandma’s Challenge (marathon and 5K) and the “Half” Great Grandma’s Challenge (half marathon and 5K) will opened at 5 p.m. Central time on October 1, 2017. Each challenge is limited to the first 500 registrants.

Registration for the Half Great Grandma’s Challenge is now closed.


KP Challenge

By participating in the KP Challenge, you’re committing to run three popular Grandma’s Marathon races in 2018 – the Saint Fennessy 4K on March 17, Fitger’s 5K on April 21 and the Park Point 5-Miler/2-Mile Walk on July 19.

Accept the 2018 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 backpack!


Saint Fennessy 4K

Date: March 17, 2018

Details: Get your green on and dash through Hermantown! This zesty 4K brings you right to the party with LIVE music and tasty beverages courtesy of McKenzie’s and Pelican Coffee. All the action happens in Hermantown Square with a beer tent, bonfires, and prizes aplenty!

Swag: Participants will receive a Saint Fennessy 4K branded winter hat and neck/head wrap.


Fitger’s 5K

Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018

Details: This 3.1-mile race is run through the heart of Duluth’s historic downtown district and Canal Park. Starting and finishing at the iconic Fitger’s Brewery Complex, the Fitger’s 5K is a great way for runners of all abilities to launch their spring training.

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


Park Point 5-Miler

Date: Thursday, July 19, 2018

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 beach towel.


Minnesota Mile

Date: September 7, 2018

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Details: New course was introduced in 2017! 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.

Registration for the 2018 Minnesota Mile opens in July 2018.


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