If want to participate in any of the Grandma's Marathon races next year, make sure you're logged on and ready to register at 5:00 p.m. this Sunday, October 1.
Remember, there is no longer lottery in place for the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon and runners will get in on a first-come, first-served basis. That race could fill up fast.
Grandma's Marathon is just one of the events that puts Duluth on the map. They are in full swing with their Wednesday Night at the Races at this time. Running events like that have spurred several 5K races to crop up, mostly as fundraisers for non-profits and due to that we have a huge running community in the Northland. These are some of my favorites, maybe you have a few different ones, what'
Grandma's Marathon weekend kicks of Friday, June 16 with the William A. Irvin 5K. Then on Saturday, it's the Gary Bjorklund Half Marathon and Grandma's Marathon. If you've signed up to run in one of those races, your name is on display at the Miller Hill Mall.
Grandma’s Marathon weekend kicked off tonight with the William A. Irvin 5K ― the first of three races scheduled for the 39th annual event.
In years pass the heat and humidity have been a factor for this race, but not this year with cooler temps...