Full Weekend Planned for 41st Annual Grandma’s Marathon

DULUTH, Minn. – Grandma’s Marathon is just days away and festivities are about to begin.


The Essentia Health Fitness Expo begins Thursday, June 15 from 4-8 p.m. and runs Friday, June 16 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

The spaghetti feed on Friday is from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The William A. Irvin 5k is Friday, June 16 at 6 p.m.

Schedule for Saturday, June 17:

27th Annual Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon 6:15 a.m.

Grandma’s Marathon Wheelchair Division 7:40 a.m.

41st Annual Grandma’s Marathon 7:45 a.m.

Live Entertainment – Big Top Tent in Canal Park – All Ages- FREE
9:00 a.m.- Sounds Unlimited Video DJ
11:30 a.m. – Lake City Smokin’ Section featuring “Grandma!”
1:30 p.m. – Shalo Lee Band
3:30 – Rhino

Awards Ceremony – DECC – Lake Superior Ballroom
Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon – 4:00 p.m.
Grandma’s Marathon – 4:45 p.m.

Official Post–Race Celebration – Saturday, June 17:

Celebrate at the Post–Race Party under the Big Top Tent with Snake Oil with special guests, Rhino & the Shalo Lee Band.

Guests must be 21 or older.

Gates open at 7 p.m. and tickets are $10

For more information head to grandmasmarathon.com.

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