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Fitgers 5k Run Forecast And Traffic Detail

Every year Fitgers 5k runners hope for good weather and their wish isn't always granted. Some years it's been sunny, but cold. Some years it's been a downpour of rain, or sleet, slush and snow. Like Forrest Gump says, the weather is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're gonna get. So to help out, here is the traffic plans and the weather forecast.

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How Is Your Grandma’s Marathon Training Coming Along, Here’s A Strength Training Session With Carrie Tollefson

Some people know exactly what they should be running right now and what their training should look like. They have it plotted on paper and follow it to the letter. Some people are in panic mode. So Carrie Tollefson has a few videos to help you build endurance and strength.

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Saint Fennessy 4k Begins New Grandmas Marathon Race Series Challenge

Grandma's Marathon has announced a new race series challenge and it begins with the Saint Fennessy 4k coming up on March 19th. It's called the KP challenge, and includes 3 races.

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Nick Cooper TSM Duluth
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Halloween Is Your Last Day To Be Considered For The Gary Bjorklund Half Marathon Lottery

Not everyone can run a marathon, so sometimes it's not a great idea to apply for Grandma's Marathon. That's why The Gary Bjorklund Half Marathon has become so popular. It's getting down to the end of the line for getting your entry to the fun race in.

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Minnesota Mile This Sunday Showcases Some Of The State’s Best Milers, Traffic Details

This Sunday the Minnesota Mile races get underway. They start at a location near Fitgers and finish close to the Holiday Center in Downtown Duluth. People can line up on both sides of Superior Street and join the runners later at the Holiday Center for Awards. Parking will be hard but I've included the traffic information.

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How Scary Is The Ladder To The Little Angie’s Roof? Post Grandma’s Marathon Behind The Scenes

I blogged recently about how high up I was and how afraid of heights I was as I went up on top of Little Angie's Cantina to put up the antenna for our Grandma's Marathon Broadcast. So many people asked me, how do you get up there, you mentioned in the video how scary the ladder is. So I filmed it this time.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Grandma’s Marathon 2015 Photo Gallery and Winners

The 39th running of Grandma's Marathon and the 25th running of the Gary Bjorklund Half Marathon are in the books! Here are the winners and times, along with photos from the finish line.

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2015 Grandma’s Marathon Weekend Weather Forecast [UPDATED]

With thousands of runners and spectators in town for Grandma's Marathon, here is what they can expect for weather today.

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What Goes On Behind The Scenes? Preparation For The Grandma’s Marathon Broadcast

Every year the preparation begins in December for the radio broadcast of Grandma's Marathon, but the final two weeks before the actual marathon there is setting up and testing of equipment.

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Duluth Street Sweeping Thursday June 18th To Get Ready For Guests Of Grandma’s Marathon Weekend

Sometimes it's just leaves, sometimes some loose garbage, or sometimes just some left over sand from the Winter months. The City Of Duluth wants the place to look good for every one of our visitors and the people of the community. So they are asking for your patience.

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Traffic Advisory For Grandma’s Marathon Weekend Festivities, See All Traffic Closures

Getting around Duluth gets hard every year for the Grandma's Marathon Festivities. Duluth Police have released how they plan to deal with the traffic problems. They have included  the race times and then the traffic closure times.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Follow the 2015 Grandma’s Marathon on the Radio and Online

We are proud to bring you another year of live Grandma's Marathon and Gary Bjorklund Half Marathon coverage on the radio and online.

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