Grandma's Marathon

Grandma's Marathon
Date:June 16, 2018 (Saturday)
Distance:26.2 miles
Time:7:45 AM
Location:From Two Harbors to Duluth on Scenic Old Highway 61
Surface:Paved Road
Divisions:12-18, 19-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+
Awards:Awards will be given to the top 10 overall finishers and the top few in each division.  All runners recieve a t-shirt and medal upon completion of the race.
Records:Male: Dominic Ondoro, 2:09:06 (2014)
Female: Sarah Kiptoo, 2:26:32 (2013)
LY Winners:Male: Elisha Barno, 2:12:06
Female: Hellen Jepkurgat, 2:32:09
LY Attend.:6439
Website:Race Website
Results: 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007
Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon
Date:June 16, 2018 (Saturday)
Distance:13.1 miles
Time:6:15 AM
Location:Three blocks north of Clearwater Grille on Lake Superior on Old Scenic Highway 61
Surface:Paved Road
Divisions:12-18, 19-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+
Awards:Awards will be given to the top 10 overall winners and the top few in each division.  All runners recieve a t-shirt and medal upon completion of the race.
LY Winners:Male: Evans Kurui, 1:03:05
Female: Biruktayit Degefa, 1:11:25
LY Attend.:7334
Website:Race Website
Results: 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007
William A. Irvin 5k
Date:June 15, 2018 (Friday)
Distance:5k
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Near William A. Irvin Ore Boat/Canal Park
Course:New course for 2016 - Following tradition, the run begins near the permanently docked William. A. Irvin ore boat. Runners will proceed behind the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center on Harbor Drive through Bayfront Festival Park. They will then run along Railroad Street, underneath Lake Avenue to Lake Place Park. At this point on the course, runners will then travel along the Lakewalk toward the iconic Aerial Lift Bridge making their way back along the Minnesota slip and finishing near the bow of the William A. Irvin.
Surface:Paved Road
Divisions:0-12, 13-18, 19-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+
Awards:The top 10 overall finishers receive awards as well as the top few in each division.
LY Winners:Male: Dustin Franta, 15:34
Female: Carrie Tollefson, 17:55
LY Attend.:1848
Notes:All finishers recieve a T-shirt and medal upon completion of the race. There will be a water station along the course.
Website:Race Website
Results: 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007
Whipper Snapper Races for Kids
Date:June 15, 2018 (Friday)
Distance:Various
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Bayfront Festival Park
Course:Grassy course
Surface:Cross Country
Fee:Free
Awards:All participants receive a ribbon.
Notes:

This event is for kids 14 and under.  Registration for the Whipper Snapper Races for Kids begins at noon with races starting at 2 p.m. All participants receive an official race number, participation ribbon and goodie bag.

Children and their families will have a chance to get up close and personal with some of their favorite mascots, including Wells Fargo Bank’s ‘Jack the Dog’, ‘Champ’ from UMD, the Coca Cola Polar Bear, ‘Chester Cheetah’ from Cheetos, ‘Tiki Tom’ from The Edge, ‘Harley D. Huskie’ from the Duluth Huskies and ‘Viktor’ from the Minnesota Vikings. These and other mascots get the event started with their own race at 2 p.m.

Members of the Minnesota Vikings cheerleaders will be on hand for autographs and photos, and an Advantage Emblem merchandise booth also will be open. 

Website:Race Website
General Info
City:Duluth, MN
Location:Canal Park
Website:Event Website
Notes:The Essentia Health Fitness & Health Expo will be held at the DECC on Thursday and Friday.
This event has a Facebook page.
Online Registration is available.  
Annual:42nd annual event
Contacts
Grandma's Marathon
E-Mail:   grandmas@grandmasmarathon.com
Phone:   218-727-0947
Address:   PO Box 16234
Duluth, MN  55816