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Grandma’s Marathon Weekend

The 2021 Grandma’s Marathon in-person field is FULL. Those still interested in participating have the option of registering for the virtual option until June 1, 2021.

Date: June 19, 2021
Start Time: 7:45 a.m.
Location: Two Harbors to Duluth, MN
In-Person Race Capacity: 4,000 (FULL)
Virtual Entry Fee: $110
Swag: Grandma’s Marathon Finisher Shirt, Finisher Medal

Our big event is Grandma’s Marathon, but we offer races throughout the year. From a marathon to a mile, from the North Shore to Downtown Duluth, from PRs to BQs, find the race that kicks your spirits into high gear. And no matter which route you take, we’ll be there cheering you on.

26.2 Grandma’s Marathon – Race Info»

Since our initial race in 1977, Grandma’s Marathon has grown bigger than just a 26.2-mile race along the scenic North Shore of Minnesota. It’s now become a can’t miss weekend in June, a moment when participants of all calibers come together to celebrate the vigor of the human spirit.

It’s a day the word “impossible” ceases to exist, a day 9,000 people become your best running buddy. Tie up your laces for the 45th year of memories, miles, and human might.

Future Grandma’s Marathon Dates

June 18, 2022
June 17, 2023
June 22, 2024
June 21, 2025
June 20, 2026
June 19, 2027
June 17, 2028
June 16, 2029
June 22, 2030

13.1 Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon – Race Info»

The Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon takes you from the edge of the city limits all the way to the heart of Duluth. Along the way, you’ll experience the empowerment of thousands of people cheering you on—beside you and on the sidelines. Wind your way along the beautiful North Shore and let this race invigorate you and your love for running.

3.1 William A. Irvin 5k – Race Info»

The William A. Irvin 5K kicks off an exciting weekend of running events and festivities surrounding Grandma’s Marathon. The 3.1-mile course starts and finishes near the William A. Irvin ore boat located next to the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC). This race is perfect for people of all ages and abilities.


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