Every year, as you stand on the sidewalk watching the runners race by you, you think, NEXT year, I'm doing this!  After all, you have a whole year to train, (for a mile), right?  Time to get yourself signed up for the Minnesota Mile!!!  Talk about motivation, you have the chance to further your running goals by winning a 2013 Garry Bjorklun Half Marathon entry.

By finishing the Grandma's Minnesota Mile you qualify for a chance to win a Guaranteed Entry into the 2013 Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon. Two-hundred and fifty (250) finishers will be randomly selected to receive a guaranteed spot into the 2013 race – without having to go through the lottery! This is an excellent opportunity to secure your spot in next year’s half marathon!

Increase your odds by signing up before this Friday, August 17, and you will be eligible for a drawing to win TWO FREE 2013 GARRY BJORKLUND HALF MARATHON entries! The winner will be announced Monday, August 20.

Here are the divisions, where do you fit in on Sunday, September 9, 2012?

8:50 a.m. Grandma's Minnesota Mile Wheelchair Mile – open to those age 8 & older

9:00 a.m. Verizon Wireless Kids Mile – open to those ages 8 to 14

9:20 a.m. Women's All City Mile – projected time of 6:46 or longer

9:40 a.m. Men's All City Mile – projected time 5:46 or longer

10:00 a.m. Women's Duluth Mile – projected time of 5:31 to 6:45

10:10 a.m. Men's Duluth Mile – projected time of 4:31 to 5:45

10:20 a.m. Women's Grandma's Minnesota Mile – for ages 39 & younger: 5:30 or faster; for ages 40 & older: 5:50 or faster

10:30 a.m. Men's Grandma's Minnesota Mile – for ages 39 & younger: 4:30 or faster; for ages 40 & older: 4:50 or faster

Click HERE TO REGISTER or for more information.