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.

If you register after midnight Friday or on race day you will have to pay $10 more for your entry, so if you go to the Minnesota Mile website and register before midnight Friday you will says some money. Click here if you want to register now.

then, by finishing the All City or Duluth Mile you will qualify for a chance to win a Guaranteed Entry into the 2014 Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon. Two-hundred fifty (250) finishers will be randomly selected to receive a guaranteed spot into the 2014 race – without having to go through the lottery! They will be notified via the mail after the race. Those who receive the guaranteed entry will be required to pay the entry fee to participate in the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon. The guaranteed entry is not transferable and may be used only by the person who participated in the Minnesota Mile Events.

Here's the info for the race:

Date: Sunday, September 8, 2013
Location: Downtown Duluth
Entry Fee (Non-Refundable): $20 pre-registration (online through 9/6) / $30 during race packet pickup
- KIDS age 8 - 14 run FREE in the Verizon Wireless Kids Mile!