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Olympian, Grandma’s Marathon Comentator, Carrie Tolefson Highlights Fitgers 5k

Carrie Tollefson has a lot of running experience and is also one of our voices for the radio broadcast of Grandma's Marathon. She also has her own show on the internet on her website.

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Tibor Nagy;
Tibor Nagy;
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Fitger’s 5K To Impact Drivers In Downtown Duluth Saturday April 11

It's one of the sure signs of spring:  The Fitger's 5K is ready to run on Saturday, April 11. Runners will hit the pavement in downtown Duluth with an expected start time of 9:00 AM.

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(Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
(Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
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Fitgers 5k This Saturday, Full Details On Traffic and Parking Restrictions

On Saturday the Fitgers 5K race gets underway about 9 am. While the race only takes up an hour or so to complete, traffic has to be diverted for the area. Duluth Police are asking for motorists to obey the detours, and do not park in the marked off areas.

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From Grandma's Marathon
From Grandma's Marathon
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Fitger’s 5K Releases Photo of the 2015 Finisher Shirt; Limited Entries Remain For The Race

The Fitger's 5K is coming up April 11, and there are limited entries available for the race.  If you've been considering entering, perhaps the fun look of the 2015 Finisher Shirt will get you motivated to sign up.

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grandma's marathon submitted artwork
grandma's marathon submitted artwork
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William A Irvin 5k Registration Opens Thursday March 12

Grandma's Marathon announced registration will be open for the 22nd annual William A. Irvin 5K this Thursday, March 12th, beginning at 12:01 a.m. This year's field will be limited to the first 2,000, just like last year.

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Jeff Frey and associates
Jeff Frey and associates
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Listen To The Re-Broadcast Of Grandma’s Marathon, Re-Live The Record Breaking Day

You're invited to join ESPN Radio 560 WEBC AM this July 4th starting at 11 am central time to hear the exciting broadcast the way it was presented on June 21st. Hear the record being broken all over again.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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2014 Grandma’s Marathon Winners, Results, and Photos

The 38th running of Grandma's Marathon proved to be historic, with Dick Beardsley's long-standing record falling. Here is our full photo gallery and top finalist results.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Dominic Ondoro Beats Dick Beardsley’s Course Record in 38th Annual Grandma’s Marathon [PHOTOS]

The weather for the 38th running of Grandma's Marathon was reminiscent of the 1981 race in which Dick Beardsley set a course record of 2 hours, 9 minutes and 37 seconds. Beardsley, who joined the WEBC radio broadcast team this year, remarked on how the weather helped him set this record, which stood for 33 years - until today.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Grandma’s Marathon Friday Night Entertainment Goes Country with Ashley Monroe and Love and Theft [PHOTOS]

Grandma's Marathon offered a fresh, new lineup of entertainment both nights of the 2014 festivities. Hitting the stage Friday night to kick off the weekend's entertainment was singer and songwriter Ashley Monroe, followed by hit-makers Love and Theft.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Updated Race Weather Forecast for 2014 Grandma’s Marathon Weekend

Grandma's Marathon weekend is upon us, and both runners and spectators from around the world are prepared to descend on the Twin Ports for one of the area's biggest annual events. What can runners and fans expect the weather to do for race weekend? Here's the latest forecast.

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Jeff Frey & Associates
Jeff Frey & Associates
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Grandma’s Marathon 2014 By the Numbers

Grandma's Marathon is a huge undertaking, as thousands of volunteers and workers welcome thousands of runners and spectators from around the world to Duluth. Check out these impressive facts and figures about the 38th annual running of this event.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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What Are The Average Weather Conditions For Grandma’s Marathon? Full Weather History Breakdown

People that live in the Twin Ports region know that weather can vary greatly, no matter the season. We can thank geography, topography, and Lake Superior for the huge differences in weather that often occur from day to day. In this area full of unpredictable weather, what are the average conditions for Grandma's Marathon?

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