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Registration Opens Oct. 1, 2018

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 a moment where runners of all calibers come together to celebrate the vigor of the human spirit. Where the word “impossible” ceases to exist; a day where 9,000 people are your best running buddy. Tie up your laces for the 43rd year of memories, miles, and human might.

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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