Barno, Taylor Grandma’s Marathon champions

By Mandi Peterson Kenya’s Elisha Barno successfully defended his title and became the first four-time consecutive Grandma’s Marathon champion by claiming victory in the 42nd annual Grandma’s Marathon on Saturday…

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Cernik, Tollefson win William A. Irvin 5K titles

Grandma’s Marathon weekend kicked off tonight with the William A. Irvin 5K ― the first of three races scheduled for the 42nd annual Grandma’s Marathon weekend. This is the third…

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T-Mobile presents runner tracking at Grandma’s Marathon

If you’re looking to keep track of your favorite runners during Grandma’s Marathon weekend, T-Mobile has the perfect solution. Family members and friends can either download the Grandma’s Marathon App…

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On the Road to Grandma’s, Literally: Heavy traffic expected on Interstate 35

The annual Grandma’s Marathon, scheduled on Saturday, is one of Duluth’s biggest events, attracting thousands of visitors each year. The Minnesota Department of transportation expects heavy traffic levels on Interstate…

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On the Road to Grandma’s: Essentia Health Fitness Expo begins Thursday

Grandma’s Marathon weekend officially kicks off Thursday with the Essentia Health Fitness Expo. The free, two-day event, which is open to the public, runs from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday…

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On the Road to Grandma’s: Running legends to entertain with pre-race talk show

Grandma’s Marathon invites runners and other guests to get inspired and be entertained as they listen to this year’s excellent lineup of guests. The usual pre-race speakers will be swapped…

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On the Road to Grandma’s: Grandma’s Marathon charity arm surpasses $1 million in community contributions

As of June 1, the year-round charity organization of Grandma’s Marathon — the Young Athletes Foundation (YAF) — has surpassed one million dollars in contributions to area nonprofit organizations that…

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On the Road to Grandma’s: Grandma’s Marathon 2019 Registration Information

Registration for the 2019 Grandma’s Marathon Weekend, which includes Grandma’s Marathon, the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon and the William A. Irvin 5K, will open on October 1, 2018. This is…

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On the Road to Grandma’s: Grandma’s Marathon registration to close Friday

Registration for the 42nd running of Grandma’s Marathon will remain open through Friday, June 1. The nation’s 11th largest marathon is currently at 92% capacity for the June 16 event….

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On the Road to Grandma’s: Grandma’s Marathon 2018 Events

THURSDAY, JUNE 14 ESSENTIA HEALTH FITNESS EXPO. FREE (DECC Arena) 4-8 p.m. Open to the public – $5/day parking at the DECC RACE PACKET PICK-UP (DECC Paulucci Hall) 4-8 p.m….

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