Grandma's Marathon, the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon, and the William A. Irvin 5k will again return to the first come first registered format for 2019.

This is the third year that registration for all three races will open on the same day. The 43rd Annual Grandma’s Marathon is limited to 9,000 participants, the 29th Annual Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon is limited to 7,500 participants, and the 26th Annual William A. Irvin 5K is limited to the first 2,000 participants.

The William A. Irvin 5K will be held Friday, June 21, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. The Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon will be held Saturday, June 22, 2019, at 6:15 a.m. and is run on the second half of the Grandma’s Marathon course. Grandma’s Marathon will be held Saturday, June 22, 2019, at 7:45 a.m.
Those looking for the ultimate race experience are invited to take the Great Grandma’s Challenge, which pairs the 5K with either the full or half marathon. Registration for the Great Grandma’s Challenge is limited to the first 500 individuals for each race and will also be available starting October 1.

For more information, contact Grandma’s Marathon at 218-727-0947 or

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