(Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for Rock 'n' Roll Marathon)
(Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for Rock 'n' Roll Marathon)

This is fresh off the presses, On February 1, the current $90 entry fee for the 2013 Grandma’s Marathon will increase to $95. (See complete fee structure below). So, if you haven’t already entered be sure to secure your spot in the 37th running of Grandma’s Marathon and save money by registering before the end of January!

The Two Harbors-to-Duluth race is set for Saturday, June 22 at 7:45 a.m. The 2013 marathon is limited to the first 10,000 registrants, so be sure to register soon at www.grandmasmarathon.com.

2013 Grandma’s Marathon Entry Fee Structure
$90 – Thru January 31
$95 – February 1 to March 31
$110 – April 1 to May 31

Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon Lottery Registration
Registration for the 2013 Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon begins Monday, February 11 and continues through Friday, February 22. The half-marathon registration is conducted through a lottery process in which 6,300 participants will be randomly selected.

You can submit your registration any time during the lottery registration period. Beginning Monday, February 25, emails will be sent stating whether or not you were selected in the lottery. Your credit/debit card will only be charged if you were accepted into the race.

The 23rd annual Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon will be held on Saturday, June 22, at 6:45 a.m., and is run on the second half of the Grandma’s Marathon course. The entry fee for the 2013 race is $80.

2013 Grandma’s Marathon Weekend Race Registration Schedule
Grandma's Marathon
(Limited to first 10,000 entrants)
Registration Now Open

Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon (6,300 entrants selected via lottery)
Lottery registration open from Feb. 11 – 22, 2013

William A. Irvin 5K (Limited to first 1,900 entrants)
Registration opens Thursday, March 14, 2013

Announcing the Upper Midwest Endurance Challenge
We have an exciting new challenge to tell you about. Conquer Grandma’s Marathon, the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon and the American Birkebeiner in sequence! It’s a feat of stamina called the Upper Midwest Endurance Challenge (UMEC).

Marathon runners and cross country skiers now have a new way to enjoy their sports. The Upper Midwest Endurance Challenge will test their mettle in the region’s premier marathons as well as in the country’s largest cross country ski race.

The Upper Midwest Endurance Challenge will offer participants in this year’s Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth, the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon and the 2014 American Birkebeiner, which races from Cable to Hayward, Wisc., the chance to compete against one another in an event series that spans the seasons.

Registration for the series is now available online. For the $30 UMEC entry fee, (plus registration fees for the individual events) runners and skiers can compete for the honor of earning a Brooks® UMEC finishers’ jacket as well as open and age-group awards and prizes. All participants will receive a free pair of running socks from FITSOK®.

For more details and registration information, please visit: www.runrunski.org.

Fitger’s 5K Run & Walk
Saturday, April 20 – Duluth, MN
Don't get left out in the cold! The 2013 Fitger’s 5K field is limited to the first 1,800 registrants. The 2012 race reached its entry limit one month prior to the race, so don’t miss out. The Fitger’s 5K registration process is conducted exclusively online. Click here http://grandmasmarathon.com/site/index.php?page=alias-10 to sign up today. All proceeds benefit the Young Athletes Foundation.

Join Grandma’s Marathon On FACEBOOK and TWITTER!
“Like” us at: www.facebook.com/pages/Grandmas-Marathon-Duluth-Inc/137251173920
“Follow” us at: www.twitter.com/GrandmasMara

If you have questions about any of the above, please call Grandma's Marathon Headquarters at 218-727-0947 or visit www.GrandmasMarathon.com.

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