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(Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
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Fitgers 5K Saturday, Official Release For Traffic Detours

Fitgers 5k is coming this Saturday, and you are invited to enjoy the race. This is the race that sort of starts the Grandma's Racing Schedule. There are some traffic issues, obviously you can't drive in front of Fitgers. Whether you want to see the race or are in it, here are the traffic releases from the Duluth Police.

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(Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images for IAAF)
(Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images for IAAF)
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Nominations Are Being Accepted Now For Rudy Perpich Public Service Award

Public Nominations are being accepted for the 2014 Rudy Perpich Public Servie Award. Get the nominations in fast, they will only be accepted through Friday April 11. These are people that work or have worked as a public employee, or an elected official.

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(Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
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Don Fennessy’s Dream Comes True For New Race In Hermantown

Don Fennessy had a dream to bring a race to Hermantown and now the Grandma's Marathon organizers have made that dream come true.

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(Photo by Daniel Vorley/Getty Images)
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Gearing Up For Grandma’s Saturday Free At Essentia Health

I read on Facebook the people are starting to train for the half marathon and the full marathon. Some people have done this a million times some just starting this year and have questions. Carrie Tollefson, a 2004 Olympian, will host "Gearing Up For Grandma's" to answer questions about a wide array of topics.

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(Photo by Daniel Vorley/Getty Images)
(Photo by Daniel Vorley/Getty Images)
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Grandma’s Marthon Deadline Soon, Register For Half Marathon and Free Seminar

Bob Gustafson visited today to talk about deadlines. Can you believe Grandma's Marathon is this close. Made me smile thinking that the hot summer and the race will soon be upon us. Here's what Bob had to say.

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(Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
(Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
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Save Money, Have A Better Chance At The Half Marathon, Register For The Minnesota Mile By Friday

Talked to Bob Gustafson this morning from Grandma's Marathon about the Minnesota Mile coming up on Sunday. The deadline to save some money on the race is midnight Friday. Plus your first chance to be a part of the Garru Bjorklund Half Marathon.

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(Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)
(Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)
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Save $5 and Register Now for the Park Point Beach Run for Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is the 4th leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. 94% of pancreatic cancer patients will die within five years of diagnosis – only 6% will survive more than five years. 74% of patients die within the first year of diagnosis. That's why the Park Point Beach Run for Pancreatic Cancer is important.

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Grandma’s Marathon 2013 is in the Books: See Who Won the Various Races and Photos at the Finish Line [PHOTO GALLERY]

A cool, misty day greeted runners who made their way to the finish line in Canal Park for Grandma's Marathon 2013. While the conditions weren't ideal for spectators, runners made the most of the conditions; with a couple of unofficial course records set. Here are the unverified results from today's races:

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Grandma’s Marathon 2013 Live Blog / Live Radio Coverage

We'll have a crew on the course covering the whole of Grandma's Marathon 2013 from every angle. Our live radio broadcast of the race will begin at 6 am and conclude at 11 am on race day (Saturday, June 22). We will have a live web stream of the broadcast (here) and a live blog of updates, photos, and social media commentary right here!

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Detailed Race Weather Forecast for Grandma’s Marathon 2013 [UPDATED]

Grandma’s Marathon is this weekend, and runners and spectators alike want to know what the weather will bring for the big race and the rest of the weekend's activities. Weather can vary between the starting location in Two Harbors and the finish line in Duluth, and as those who live in the Northland know, weather can change greatly from one hour to the next; so what will the weather be like for Grandma’s Marathon?

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images
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Listen to Live Streaming Radio Coverage of Grandma’s Marathon With ESPN 560′s Audio Feed

It's Grandma's Marathon time again! ESPN 560 WEBC and Townsquare Media are proud sponsors of this world-class event, and we're excited to bring you live radio and streaming coverage from start to finish!

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Scott Barbour, Getty Images
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City of Duluth to Offer More Parking Options for Grandma’s Marathon By Opening Additional Lots

Grandma's Marathon draws thousands of visitors to Duluth each summer, and all of those thousands of people need a place to park. In addition to the traditional places offered for parking, the City of Duluth has announced they will offer more options to residents and visitors participating or watching the race.

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