2019 Registration – What To Expect

Registration for the 2019 Grandma’s Marathon, Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon, William A. Irvin 5K, Great Grandma’s Full and Half Challenges and the 2-Year Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon Guaranteed Entry Opportunity will open at 7 p.m. CT on October 1, 2018. As in past years, there will be a high-volume of visitors to our registration site […]


Race Course Reroute Confirmed for Grandma’s Marathon

(Duluth, MN) – Participants in the 42nd annual Grandma’s Marathon weekend will have the first opportunity to experience a modified race course for both the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon and Grandma’s Marathon due to a construction project that is underway to transform downtown Duluth. Historically, the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon follows the same course as […]


Hoka One One is Official Shoe of Grandma’s Marathon through 2019

HOKA ONE ONE IS OFFICIAL SHOE OF GRANDMA’S MARATHON THROUGH 2019 (Duluth, MN) – Grandma’s Marathon Duluth, Inc. first introduced HOKA ONE ONE® as the official and exclusive shoe of Grandma’s Marathon in 2017, and recently solidified a two-year partnership extension. The 42nd running of the annual road race will take place in Duluth, Minnesota […]


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 […]


Forward Motion

Forward Motion

Forward motion can be tricky.  We get tangled up in ideas of where we should be in our training by now.  Wheels start spinning, and that spark of motivation begins to flicker.  It’s easy to get stuck in frustration, but there is a way out . . . Dare to Play It starts with an […]