I don't get to run in the mornings very often because I'm on the B105 Morning Show, so while on vacation I decided to take advantage of it. We parked at Bayfront Festival park on a warm sunny day. I felt good, was relaxed and enjoying the beauty of Lake Superior when out of the blue, I miss stepped and down I went, first time I've ever fallen while running ever!
Grandma's Marathon is just one of the events that puts Duluth on the map. They are in full swing with their Wednesday Night at the Races at this time. Running events like that have spurred several 5K races to crop up, mostly as fundraisers for non-profits and due to that we have a huge running community in the Northland. These are some of my favorites, maybe you have a few different ones, what'
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). I try psych myself up, instead I psych myself out by asking myself these questions every year...
Each year that I run the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon, I have friends that want to keep track of my progress. (that makes me laugh, but I appreciate their interest). I tell them it's easy to sign up for free live runner tracking through T-Mobile. You can sign up to track your favorite runner of the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon or Grandma's Marathon.
I've run several Grandma's Half Marathon and I've seen them around me, they're known as "the pacer". To be exact they are a Clif Bar Pacer, they are free to follow and to many they are somewhat of a phenomenon. Here's why I am in awe of them.