Garry Bjorkland Half Marathon

Cancellation Not Breaking Runners’ Stride on Grandma’s Race Day

Out of the 18,000 that registered this year, about 3,000 are doing virtual races.

DULUTH, Minn.- While the Grandma’s Marathon finish line in Canal Park was considerably emptier this year, shoes still jogged across, pushed by cheers, as some runners still ran the Gary Bjorklund Half Marathon themselves. “Being a Duluth resident you just partake in this event, and obviously being different this year but still fun to do it,” said Sierra Johnson, running…

Northland Group Training for Grandma’s Marathon

North Park Run Club enjoying outdoors with warm weather

DULUTH, Minn.- Snow in the Northland is melting which means that one local group is preparing for Grandma’s Marathon finally has the opportunity to get onto the pavement and enjoy the fresh air. North Park Run Club Coach Jessica Rossing says “this kind of helps to even it out a bit, to help everyone get back into a grove of…

Security Jewelers Auctioning Marathon Entries For Charity

This year the proceeds will benefit Hills Youth and Family Services formerly known as Woodland Hills.

DULUTH, Minn. – Going once, going twice, sold! The deadline to register for the Garry Bjorkland Half Marathon may have passed but if you’re still interested you have a chance to bid for a spot. Security Jewelers in Duluth is auctioning off a few of its marathon entries to the highest bidder. This year the proceeds will benefit Hills Youth and Family Services formerly…