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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Registration For 2018 Grandma’s Marathon Races Opens Sunday at 5pm

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.

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Grandma’s Marathon Reveals New Course, Day And Time For The Minnesota Mile

The 12th Annual Minnesota Mile will be a bit more scenic with the new one mile loop to be moved from downtown Duluth.  Registration is now open and fills up fast.  Whether you are a seasoned vet of running or this is your first race, it promises to showcase Duluth's finest views.

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Grandma’s Marathon Behind The Scenes, The Basement Operation, Who Takes Care Of The Lanyards?

Many things go into the basement at the Grandma's Marathon Headquarters. Beverages for volunteers, hospitality, the DECC, the media center, and many other support volunteers. There are boxes full of things that will be dropped off for different stops or tents for volunteers.

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Grandma’s Marathon Behind The Scenes, Ever Wonder Who Makes Your Race Packet?

You go down to the DECC and you pick up your race packet, it has information about the area, your timing chip, and other things. Where does it come from, who does that. Well, I investigated and was even made to do the line of info. See if I can keep and what is in a packet.

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Inspired by Grandma’s Marathon? Register Now for the Park Point 5-Miler

Another Grandma's Marathon weekend has come and gone.  Growing up, I used to get inspired by Grandma's Marathon events each year, which lead me to run the past 12 Garry Bjorklund Half Marathons.  If the weekend inspired you, why not sign up today for the Park Point 5-Miler?

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Grandma’s Marathon and Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon 2017 Photo Gallery and Winners

The 41st running of Grandma’s Marathon and the 27th running of the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon are in the books! Here are the winners and times, along with photos from the finish line...

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Everclear, Vertical Horizon, and Fastball Rock the Big Top for Grandma’s Marathon Weekend [PHOTOS]

The 1990s (and early 2000s) were alive and well on Friday night for Grandma's Marathon Weekend 2017 as organizers welcomed rockers Everclear and opening acts Vertical Horizon and Fastball.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Updated Look at the 2017 Grandma’s Marathon Weekend Weather Forecast

With thousands of runners and spectators taking part in the 2017 Grandma’s Marathon festivities, we’re keeping an eye on the weather for you.

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Whipper Snapper Races Kick Off Grandma’s Marathon 2017

Make it a family affair and get the kids signed up for the FREE Whipper Snapper Races!  There will be plenty of time to get to the William A. Irvin 5K afterwards and your children will have a sense of participating and accomplishment.  Here's everything you need to know to make your day perfect!

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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See the Entire Grandma’s Marathon Course in 3 Minutes [VIDEO]

The most elite of Grandma's Marathon runners can go from start to finish in just over 2 hours. That's incredibly impressive for a human! We used a little technology to cover the 26.2-mile course in 3 minutes. 

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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10 Fun Things to Look For on the Grandma’s Marathon Course

The course for Grandma's Marathon is truly amazing, offering some of the most beautiful scenery of the North Shore, as well as views of some of the historical buildings and urban highlights of Duluth and Canal Park...

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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This Grandma’s Marathon Video Will Get You Pumped for the Race Weekend [WATCH]

Runners are as trained for 2017 Grandma's Marathon races as they're gonna be, volunteers are signed up and soon the course will be lined with inspirational fans cheering everyone on...

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