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.

Again, Nominees may be any current or former public employee or elected official who has exhibited dedication to Grandma's Marathon by contributing time, energy and service to the annual running of the event.

In 2006, Grandma's Marathon created the Rudy Perpich Public Service Award, named after the late Minnesota governor who was a tremendous supporter of the annual event.

Up to three individuals will be chosen to receive the 2014 award and will be honored at an award ceremony on Thursday, June 19

The nomination application is available at or by calling (218) 727-0947, and ticket details are available there too.