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...
That's the way it is for a runner. Train, train, train, run the race and get back to training for the next one. If Grandma's Marathon 2015 is your goal, get yourself registered today! YES, registration for Grandma's 2015 is officially opened right now....DO IT!
The volunteers are working hard, the spectators provided much needed support, and the runners all deserve congratulations for their efforts. Did you run in a race this weekend? Do you know people who were out there pounding the pavement? You can get all the results right here.
The William A. Irvin 5K is the kick-off to the three Grandma's Marathon foot races. It is an exciting time for runners and spectators, you can feel the anticipation and excitement in the air. You can also count on clogged traffic intersections, road closures and minimal parking near the event. The Duluth Police Department has given us great information that should help to elevate stress Friday
Grandma's Marathon caps the William A. Irvin 5K at 2,000 runners, a 100 runner increase from last year. Will you be part of the pack? Besides the Whippersnapper Races, this is the kick-off to Grandma's Marathon weekend. WAY more than 2,000 people register for a bib number for this race, so mark your calendars for March 13, that's when registration opens for this popular race!