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Grandma’s Marathon Reveals New Course, Day And Time For The Minnesota Mile

The 12th Annual Minnesota Mile will be a bit more scenic with the new one mile loop to be moved from downtown Duluth.  Registration is now open and fills up fast.  Whether you are a seasoned vet of running or this is your first race, it promises to showcase Duluth's finest views.

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Grandma’s Marathon Behind The Scenes, The Basement Operation, Who Takes Care Of The Lanyards?

Many things go into the basement at the Grandma's Marathon Headquarters. Beverages for volunteers, hospitality, the DECC, the media center, and many other support volunteers. There are boxes full of things that will be dropped off for different stops or tents for volunteers.

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Grandma’s Marathon Behind The Scenes, Ever Wonder Who Makes Your Race Packet?

You go down to the DECC and you pick up your race packet, it has information about the area, your timing chip, and other things. Where does it come from, who does that. Well, I investigated and was even made to do the line of info. See if I can keep and what is in a packet.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Grandma’s Marathon and Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon 2017 Photo Gallery and Winners

The 41st running of Grandma’s Marathon and the 27th running of the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon are in the books! Here are the winners and times, along with photos from the finish line...

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Everclear, Vertical Horizon, and Fastball Rock the Big Top for Grandma’s Marathon Weekend [PHOTOS]

The 1990s (and early 2000s) were alive and well on Friday night for Grandma's Marathon Weekend 2017 as organizers welcomed rockers Everclear and opening acts Vertical Horizon and Fastball.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Updated Look at the 2017 Grandma’s Marathon Weekend Weather Forecast

With thousands of runners and spectators taking part in the 2017 Grandma’s Marathon festivities, we’re keeping an eye on the weather for you.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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See the Entire Grandma’s Marathon Course in 3 Minutes [VIDEO]

The most elite of Grandma's Marathon runners can go from start to finish in just over 2 hours. That's incredibly impressive for a human! We used a little technology to cover the 26.2-mile course in 3 minutes. 

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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10 Fun Things to Look For on the Grandma’s Marathon Course

The course for Grandma's Marathon is truly amazing, offering some of the most beautiful scenery of the North Shore, as well as views of some of the historical buildings and urban highlights of Duluth and Canal Park...

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How Will Grandma’s Marathon Affect Traffic In Duluth? Get Advisory Information For All Of The Races

It's Grandma's Marathon Weekend!  And along with all of the races, activities, and runners comes traffic.  Even though city and marathon officials have planned and prepared, the onset of thousands of extra people in town swell the streets and highways near Canal Park and the downtown area.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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19 Thoughts that Cross a Grandma’s Half-Marathoner’s Mind on Race Day

I have run the Grandma's Half Marathon several years and it doesn't get any better.  I still question why the heck I thought I could handle this mentally, physically, emotionally, intestinal(ly)...

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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What Are The Fastest Finish Times For Grandma’s Marathon And The Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon?

After months of training, athletes from around the world are preparing to hit the course for Grandma's Marathon and the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon. These athletes follow in the footsteps of those that have made for many exciting finishes in years' past. Here are the top finishing times from the various race day events of Grandma's Marathon Weekend over the years:

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Nick Cooper TSM
Nick Cooper TSM
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5 Reasons You Should Listen To The Grandmas Marathon Radio Broadcast

Every Grandma's Marathon I help out with our sister station's broadcast of the race.  Listening to a marathon may sound a little strange, but it's actually a great thing for people that are spectating the race.  Here's why you should listen to Sasquatch 106.5fm or 560 AM during the race.

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