Contact Us
Grandma’s Marathon

Grandma’s Marathon - Page 3

Chris Allen
Chris Allen
[

Grandma’s Marathon Behind The Scenes: Tara Sieve, Volunteer & Program Development Director

In the next few weeks I am going to try to show you all the people that make Grandma's Marthon work. We will start with Tara Sieve. She handles the Volunteers and other programs. She considers herself very luck to work with some of the volunteers for the marathon. Some, she says, have been doing this for 20 years or more. 

Read More

TSM
TSM
[

2017 Grandma’s Marathon Race Vehicle On Display At Miller Hill Mall; Vehicle Features The Name Of Every Registered Runner

A few years ago, the organizers of Grandma's Marathon developed a unique way to spotlight their race-vehicle sponsor and honor all of the registered runners at the same time.  This years version - a 2017 Toyota is on display at the Miller Hill Mall - near Old Navy and Barnes and Noble.  The vehicle features the names of every registered entrant in the Grandma's Marathon full marathon, the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon, and the William A. Irvin 5K.

Read More

Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
[

Unique Housing Suggestions For Grandma’s Marathon Weekend

Grandma's Marathon is about 5 weeks away and if you're wondering where you'll stay or if you have guests coming you have no room to accommodate comfortably, Grandma's Marathon has suggestions for you. On-campus housing at our colleges and universities.

Read More

Cathy Kates
Cathy Kates
[

Do You Think My McDonald’s Coupon Book Is Worth Thousands? [VIDEO]

I save almost everything.  Recently while cleaning I found something that just might be worth some bucks.  Why do I think that?  Because an item from McDonald's dating back from 98' just sold for thousands on ebay.  What do you think, should I try it?

Read More

Cathy Kates
Cathy Kates
[

My Secret Running Energy While Training For Grandma’s Half Marathon

My husband and I have been training to run Grandma's Half Marathon.  The weather hasn't cooperated and I'm not a treadmill kinda girl.  I haven't really been "in to it".  You have to be in the healthy mindset, so I"m grateful for the Northland Community Wellness Day and Essentia Health.  I'm sure it's all in my mind, but these Energy Bites have been a healthy God send.  They're easy to make, keep well and super yummy!

Read More

Chris Allen
Chris Allen
[

Fitgers 5k, Meet Kate Kucinski, What Happens Behind The Scenes

Kate Kucinski is the Public Relations Director for Grandma's Marathon, which means she handles any races that are associated with Grandma's Marathon and the Young Athletes Foundation. Kate is hard to talk to on race day because she has so much to do. So do all the volunteers for the race. 

Read More

Everclear Launches "The Vegas Years"
Ethan Miller, Getty Images
[

Grandma’s Marathon Announces Entertainment For Rock The Big Top 2017

Every Year Grandma's makes the weekend even better and busier by bringing in musical acts to Rock The Big Top. Once again, we'll be reminiscing to 90's classics. 

Read More

Everclear Launches "The Vegas Years"
(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
[

Grandma’s Marathon Announces Big Top Performances, Opens Ticket Sales

Grandma's Marathon has announced tickets are on sale for the Grandma’s Marathon weekend music under the Big Top. Friday will kick off the weekend party, with Everclear, Vertical Horizon and Fastball. Then Saturday June 17, Lake City Smokin’ Section, Shalo Lee Band, Rhino and Snake Oil will perform under the big top tent to celebrate the 41stanniversary of Grandma’s Marathon at the official post-race party.

Read More

Chris Allen
Chris Allen
[

Young Atheletes Foundation Races Open For Registration, Includes KP Challenge

Grandma's Marathon just had their price increase go into effect January 1st, now they announce the 2017 Young Athletes Foundation races are now opened for registration.. Races include the Saint Fennessy 4K, Fitger’s 5K and Park Point 5-Miler, and second annual KP Challenge.  Participants can register for one or do all three by registering for the KP Challenge.

Read More

Nick Stoltman tsm duluth
Nick Stoltman tsm duluth
[

Dick Beardsley Talks YAF Auction And What It’s Like To Fish With Him

Dick Beardsley stopped in briefly to talk YAF auction. The auction will be at the Greysolen Ballroom. The YAF fund Wednesday Night At the Races and many other programs to encourage kids to run and learn about running. He also shared fishing stories and what has changed over the years.

Read More

nick stoltman tsm duluth
nick stoltman tsm duluth
[

Grandma’s Marathon Weekend Races Open Registration October 1st

Grandma's Marathon announced it will open registration for the 41st Grandma’s Marathon Weekend, which includes Grandma’s Marathon, the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon and William A. Irvin 5K,  on October 1st at 10 am. This marks the second year in a row that registration will open for 3 races.

Read More

Chris Allen
Chris Allen
[

Grandma’s Marathon Last Race Showcases Minnesota Miles With Runners Of All Speeds

Grandma's Marathon presents the last race of the year, the 10th Annual Minnesota Mile. They start at a location near Fitgers and finish around 4th Avenue West in Downtown Duluth. People can line up on both sides of Superior Street and join the runners later at the Holiday Center for Awards.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kool1017.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for KOOL Gang quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive KOOL Gang contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.