COVID-19 Update/Cancellation

9/8/20: Today, we have announced our plans to move forward with opening registration for the 2021 Grandma’s Marathon Weekend along with our Cancellation Contingency Plan. For more information, please click on the buttons below: 2021 REGISTRATION & CANCELLATION PLAN 2021 REGISTRATION & CANCELLATION NEWS RELEASE 4/7/20: Hello again from Duluth, MN – Based on some […]


Awards: Top five best marathons in the country & top marathon in Minnesota

GRANDMA’S MARATHON RECEIVES MULTIPLE AWARDS (Duluth, MN) – Grandma’s Marathon was named by BibRave to The BibRave 100: A Definitive List of the Best Races in America. Grandma’s Marathon was identified as one of the top five best marathons in the country, and was also included as one of the top 10 finalists in the […]


Grandma’s Marathon received Minnesota Signature Event Award

GRANDMA’S MARATHON RECEIVES AWARDS (Duluth, MN) – The 2018 Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference was held in Mankato, MN, on March 6-7, 2018. Several individuals, organizations and tourism businesses were recognized at the annual Excellence in Tourism Awards banquet for their contributions to the state’s $15 billion travel industry. Grandma’s Marathon was presented with the “Minnesota […]