abc
QUICK LINKS:

Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon Registration Opens Monday

Created: 02/04/2014 8:31 PM WDIO.com
By: Bob Gustafson

(Duluth, Minn.) Registration for June’s Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon begins Monday, Feb. 11. The race entry process is conducted through a lottery in which 6,700 participants will be randomly selected.

Beginning Monday and continuing through Feb. 21, registration will be available at www.GrandmasMarathon.com for all half-marathon hopefuls. Lottery entrants can submit their registration any time during the 12-day online registration period. Participants will be randomly selected and their acceptance into the race will be confirmed via email during the week of Feb. 24. Runners not selected will receive an email notifying them that their entry was not among those chosen.

The entry fee for the 2014 race is $80, and only those 6,700 runners selected through the lottery will have their credit cards charged.

The 24th annual Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon is Saturday, June 21, at 6:15 a.m., and is run on the second half of the Grandma’s Marathon course. Grandma’s Marathon Registration Update Nearly 4,500 runners have registered for Grandma’s Marathon, also June 21. The entry fee for the event’s 38th running is $95 until April 1 when it increases to $110.

For more information on any of Grandma's Marathon’s races or events, visit click here or call (218) 727-0947.

WDIO

Front Page

  • Scannell Convicted on Both Counts

    A jury has convicted Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell on two counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct. The verdict comes after about nine hours of deliberations yesterday evening and today.

  • Spirit Mountain Seeing Big Changes

    Just months into a new executive director, Spirit Mountain is seeing some big changes. Daniel Fanning with the mayor's office says three positions are being discontinued, including the director of marketing, director of operations, and director of skier services.

  • Cider House Opens in Historic Duluth Building

    In a city of craft beer, Endion Station is Duluth's first cider house. The group behind Fitger's Brewhouse bought the old train depot, which now sits in Canal Park, two years ago and reopened the piece of history Friday.

  • Engineering Firms Expanding in Twin Ports

    Duluth and Superior are winning awards for the best places to live, and the Twin Ports economy is looking good as two engineering firms expand in both cities. Company leader say new offices opening on Friday mean more local jobs.

  • Man Killed During Storm in Quetico Park

    Ontario Provincial Police say a West Virginia man died during Tuesday morning's storm in Quetico Provincial Park.  Charles Emerson Showalter, 63, of Wheeling, W.V., died after a tree fell on him while he slept in a tent.

 
Advertisement